Jo Oliver – “Respect, Don’t Panic! (Corona Rhapsody)” – Radio Edit

Background: The Berlin-based singer, composer, arranger, producer, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, textbook author and music publisher with civil name „Jörg Sieghart“ worked for years as a “sideman” on stage or producer in the studio for other artists. Since he discovered singing for himself late, it was only in 2017 that he released his own single for the first time under his artist name “Jo Oliver” – “Shine On (You)” (Soul-Rock) – which has since been streamed over 400,000 times (till end of 2020) on Spotify alone and played by many international radio stations.

Manni von Bohr & Jo Oliver

Credentials: The artist, who can draw on studies in electric guitar at both the “Munich Guitar Institute” (MGI) and the “American Institute of Music” (AIM) in Vienna, made his living in the 90s mainly from live music with up to 160 gigs a year. Live and/or in the studio he collaborated with various producers, artists, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers, including: Colin Pearson (discoverer of ALPHAVILLE with hits like “Big in Japan”), Keith Tynes (ex-Platters), Richard Palmer-

James (ex-SUPERTRAMP), MIKO (ex-Neonbabies and Grimme Award winner), Songs Of Lemuria (with Nik Page, ex-Blind Passengers), Thomas Wohlfahrt (finalist StarSearch), Gunter Gabriel, Toni Nissl (ExRio Reiser Band), Bill Courtney (Ex Stevie Wonder Band), Voggenreiter Publishing, Peermusic Publishing, Whale Songs Publishing, BMG, SFB, ZDF, MDR, EMI Publishing and many others.

Single Cover

Awards: With the song “Livin’ In A Madhouse” written by him (under his civil name Jörg Sieghart) (which will soon also be released as a Jo Oliver interpretation…) the rock project “Groove@ttack” was able to win the IDPC contest of the musician’s magazine “Gitarre & Bass”: The song became opener of the compilation “Rock/Alternative 3/1997”. He helped the band “Calaita”, which he coproduced, to win the “YoungStar Award” / 2004 at Radio Antenne MV (the biggest radio station in the north-east of Germany) with the song “Control”, which he co-wrote. For the “environmental song” of the project “Songs Of Lemuria”, which he composed and produced as well as lyricized together with Nik Page, there was a documentary award from DM and UNESCO in the context of the initiative environmental song.

In spring 2020, the song “Get The Sun In Your Head”, produced by Jörg Sieghart and co-written with the artist / performer “Gliffo” (, received an award from an international jury at the international songwriting competition “Song Of The Year”. The top-class jury included international artists like Lenny Kravitz, Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Alicia Keys, The Edge (U2), Gwen Stefani, Dave Grohl (Nirvana)… The US-American portal “Ranker lists“ put Jo Oliver in the list of “The Best Soul Rock Band/Artists” under the Top20. (Whereby he slipped up to number 7 in the meantime…).

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