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Jack Johnson will play at Coachella fest

JACK JOHNSON is far from home again, away from Oahu's North Shore, where he grew up. He still leads a quiet, idyllic life there with his family, writing songs of hope and introspection, a low-maintenance platinum-selling rock star who lives where the pavement is scarce and the TV is rarely on. But for a few days, Johnson, who on Friday will headline opening day at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, is in Los Angeles, swiveling in a chair at the offices of his Brushfire Records label and thinking a lot about getting back. He's been surfing in Hawaii since he was 5. It's not a hobby for Johnson; hitting the waves is as much a part of his daily existence as a...