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us: Bristol, Johnny

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Morganton (N.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Johnny & Jackey
        • Organization: (naf) Motown Record Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Air Force
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Jackets (Musical group)
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        (lcsh) Rhythm and blues musicians
          (lcsh) Singers
            (lcsh) Composers
              (lcsh) Sound recording executives and producers
          • Sources

            • found: His Strangers [SR] p1978: label (Johnny Bristol)
            • found: Notes, June 2005: p. 975 (Bristol, Johnny; d. Mar. 21, 2004, at 65, Brighton Township, MI; Motown singer, songwriter, and producer)
            • found: All music guide WWW site, June 14, 2005 (Johnny Bristol; b. Feb. 3, 1939, Morgantown, NC, d. Mar. 21, 2004, Howell, MI; vocalist, composer, and producer)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 29, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bristol, Johnny; John William Bristol; rhythm and blues musician / singer, songwriter, music producer; born 03 February 1939 in Morganton, North Carolina, United States; formed a singing group known as the Jackets; enlisted in the United States Air Force; formed the duo Johnny and Jackey; recorded four 45s; signed with Motown Records; began as a staff writer but ultimately became one of the top writers and producers; best known for his songwriting and producing collaboration with Fuqua; "Someday We'll Be Together", was the last number one record for Diana Ross and the Supremes; in 1974 he released his debut album "Hang on in There Baby"; the title song generated two Grammy nominations in 1975; album's follow-up single, "You and I" also became a hit; died 21 March 2004)
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