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Used to play violin (

Has an older brother named Carl and a younger brother named Ben. Ben is 18 months younger than John. (

Used to play clarinet. (

He decided to call the album Room for Squares, a characteristically wry take on jazz sax player Hank Mobley's 1963 LP, No Room for Squares (

His parent's ages are 19 years apart (

His favorite band is The Police, but he also enjoys music by 'Stevie Ray Vaughan', Coldplay and Ben Folds Five. (

Is a big fan of Opie & Anthony and also Ron & Fez on XM Satellite Radio. He debuted the single "Waiting On the World to Change" when he dropped by unannounced at their New York studio on June 14, 2006. Since then, he has regularly checked in with both shows, either calling in to contribute to the topic or just stopping by to hang out. (

The movie Back to the Future (1985) inspired him to play guitar. (

His favorite movie is Good Will Hunting (1997). (

Started playing guitar at 13 (

When he was seventeen, he was suddenly stricken with a cardiac arrhythmia that sent him to the hospital for a weekend. The trauma of the incident sparked his songwriting, and he penned his first lyrics the night he got home. Shortly thereafter, he began suffering from crippling panic attacks that only subsided when he was twenty-six, and even now, he keeps a Xanax (an anti-anxiety drug) with him, just in case. (

His favorite foods are sushi, kobe beef and other Japanese food, as well as veal. (

Was lead guitarist of a band called Villanova Junction when he was in high-school. (

Drives a steel-blue BMW (

Grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut with James Blake. (

His favorite song of his own is 3x5 from the album Room for Squares (

He is the second of three children (

His first job was in a supermarket in Fairfield, Connecticut. Later he worked in a gas station. (

His parents are Richard and Margaret Mayer (

His favorite condiment is A1 Sauce because you can put it "on anything." (

Tried out for acting in 6th grade, but never got a manager. (

Wrote his Grammy award winning song "Daughters" in the shower (

Attended Berklee School of Music in Boston (

Played flute in elementary school (

Drives a silver Porsche Cayenne. (

John is fluent in Japanese, as demonstrated in a red carpet interview with Ryan Seacrest before the 2007 Grammy Awards (

John`s song Waiting on the World to Change was featured on the television show So You Think You Can Dance. (

When on tour, John once did 188 live shows in just one year. Now that`s dedication! (

John is 6`3" tall. (

John independently released his debut album Inside Wants Out on September 24, 1999. It was subsequently re-released by a major label, Columbia Records, on August 2, 2002. (

John was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine`s "People of the Year" in 2002. (

John was ranked #16 in Teen People Magazine`s "50 Sexiest Guys Ever" poll in 2004. (

John`s Grammy Awards:

2003 - Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Your Body Is A Wonderland"

2003 - Best New Artist

2005 - Song of the Year - "Daughters"

2005 - Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Daughters" (

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