TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved Johnstone man after he died suddenly at the age of 52.

Jonny Logue, who worked as a music teacher, has been described by his family as “a real entertainer.”

He died last week after suffering a heart attack in London, where he had moved to so he could be near his daughters Emily, 10, and eight-year-old Tabitha.

The youngest of five children, Jonny was brought up in Hagg Road, Johnstone, and attended St Margaret’s Primary and St Cuthbert’s High.

His siblings said his love for music was clear from an early age.

“Music was just everything for Jonny,” his sister Jane told The Gazette.

“Even when he was a young boy, he would be humming away and singing to himself.

“Jonny had friends in Johnstone who he was in bands with and, when you saw him playing his music at a venue, you would get goosebumps because you knew he was really good and the audience loved it.”

His brother Joe added: “Jonny used to play at the Bird in the Hand Hotel and other bars in Johnstone. 

“They had their rehearsal room in the old rectory of St Margaret’s Church, where Jonny used to practise music with his first band, called The Bounty Hunters.

“He was in a lot of bands, such as Fireball and Napoleon 4.”

One of Johnny’s most successful music projects was The Easy Orchestra, where he performed covers of popular songs.

After graduating with a First in Music from the University of Strathclyde, he went on to study at the Jordanhill Teacher Training College, in Glasgow.

He then briefly taught music at Woodfarm High, in East Renfrewshire, before moving to London around 13 years ago.

Jonny worked at Twickenham School, where he was a hit with pupils, parents and fellow teachers.

The school have now set up a fundraising page for Help Musicians, a charity dedicated to helping young and professional musicians at all stages of their life and career, in memory of Jonny.

His brother Danny said: “We have received many messages from people in London and around the world about the impact Jonny had on them.”

The family were last all together at Hogmanay.

Jane added: “We were singing along to Dean Martin songs. Jonny was such good fun – a real entertainer.”

To listen to some of Jonny’s music, visit

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