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us: Johnson, Johnnie, 1924-2005


  • [Individual was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Johnnie Clyde
  • Variants

    • us: Johnson, Johnny, 1924-2005
  • Variants

    • us: Johnson, Johnny, 1924-2005
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-07-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2005-04-13
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fairmont (W. Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ford Motor Company
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Organization

        (naf) Ford Motor Company
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Army
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Barracudas Orchestra
        • Organization: Sir John's Trio
    • Organization

        Barracudas Orchestra
    • Organization

        Sir John's Trio
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: His Johnnie B. Bad [SR] p1991: label (Johnnie Johnson)
    • found: COHM, 02-27-92 (Johnson, Johnnie, 1924- )
    • found: Hooker, J.L. John Lee Hooker and friends, 1984-1992 [VR] c1996: title frames (Johnnie Johnson) container (Johnny Johnson, piano)
    • found: Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 1993 (Johnson, Johnnie; b. July 8, 1924, Clarksdale, W. Va.; pianist)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, May 5, 2005 (Johnnie Johnson; b. July 8, 1924, Fairmont, W. Va.; d. Apr. 13, 2005; pianist and blues musician)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 30, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Johnson, Johnnie; Johnnie Clyde Johnson; pianist, rhythm and blues musician / singer, jazz musician, marine; born 08 July, 1924 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States; learned to play the piano; worked at the Ford Motor Company assembly line, Detroit (1941); served in the Marines, South Pacific, World War II; played in the Barracudas orchestra; played in Windy City's vibrant blues club scene, Chicago (1947); formed jazz and blues quartet (1951); formed, R&B-based Sir John's Trio, East St. Louis, Illinois (1952). He played and recorded with Chuck Berry (1960s-1973). He received a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Blues Album (1992), and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2001); died 13 April, 2005 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
  • General Notes

    • [Individual was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1992-02-14: new
    • 2015-10-29: revised
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