Plas Johnson

Plas Johnson

Real Name:
Plas John Johnson Jr.
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Plas John Johnson (July 21, 1931, Donaldsonville, USA) is an American jazz saxophonist, probably most widely known as the soloist on Henry Mancini's "The Pink Panther Theme".

Plas and brother Ray Johnson formed the Johnson Brothers Combo, that played in and around New Orleans before 1951.

Johnson is the featured soloist of countless albums, including those of Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Sarah Vaughan and was a regular session sideman during Capitol Records golden years.
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Plas Johnson Discography

Albums

TP-24, TP24, TP 24 Plas Johnson Bop Me Daddy (Album) Tampa Records, Tampa Records, Tampa Records TP-24, TP24, TP 24 US 1956 Sell This Version
ST-1281 Plas Johnson This Must Be The Plas (Album) Capitol Records ST-1281 US 1959 Sell This Version
CJ-6 Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Harry "Sweets Edison*, Jake Hanna, Plas Johnson, George Duke Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Harry "Sweets Edison*, Jake Hanna, Plas Johnson, George Duke - After You've Gone (Album) Concord Jazz CJ-6 US 1975 Sell This Version
CJ-15 Plas Johnson The Blues (Album) Concord Jazz CJ-15 US 1976 Sell This Version
CJ 24 Plas Johnson Positively (Album) Concord Jazz CJ 24 US 1976 Sell This Version
CJ-12 Herb Ellis-Ray Brown Sextet Featuring Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Jake Hanna, Plas Johnson, Mike Melvoin Herb Ellis-Ray Brown Sextet Featuring Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Jake Hanna, Plas Johnson, Mike Melvoin - Hot Tracks (Album) Concord Jazz CJ-12 US 1976 Sell This Version
GMCD 78 Totti Bergh & Plas Johnson Totti Bergh & Plas Johnson - On The Trail!(CD, Album) Gemini Records (7) GMCD 78 Norway 1993 Sell This Version
none Plas Johnson Christmas In Hollywood(CD, Album) Carell Music none 2000 Sell This Version
CM101 Plas Johnson With The Grease Patrol Plas Johnson With The Grease Patrol - L.A. '55(LP) Carell Music CM101 US Unknown Sell This Version
STF 1503 Plas Johnson Mood For The Blues(LP) Capitol Records STF 1503 US Unknown Sell This Version
T1503 Plas Johnson Mood For The Blues(LP) Capitol Records T1503 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

F 3875 Plas Johnson Popcorn / Hoppin' Mad (Single) Capitol Records F 3875 US 1957 Sell This Version
1177x45 Plas Johnson Blue Jean Shuffle(7") Ronnex Records 1177x45 Belgium 1957 Sell This Version
F3773 Plas Johnson Come Rain Or Shine(7", Promo) Capitol Records F3773 US 1957 Sell This Version
4251 Plas Johnson Downstairs / The Loop (Single) Capitol Records 4251 US 1959 Sell This Version
PRO 130, PRO 1305 Plas Johnson Selections From The Album This Must Be The Plas!(7", EP, Mono, Promo) Capitol Records, Capitol Records PRO 130, PRO 1305 US 1959 Sell This Version
PRO 1770 Plas Johnson A Mood For The Blues / One Mint Julep(7", Single, Promo) Capitol Records PRO 1770 US 1961 Sell This Version
TTSHAKE-110 Plas Johnson Downstairs / Blue Jean Shuffle(7", Single) Tittyshakin' TTSHAKE-110 UK 2013 Sell This Version
111 Plas Johnson Thar He Blows(7") Yankee Doodle Records 111 US Unknown Sell This Version
501 Plas Johnson Lift Off / Buck Dance(7") A.F.O. 501 US Unknown Sell This Version
F4111 Plas Johnson Robbins Nest Cha Cha / Plaz Jazz(7", Single, Promo) Capitol Records F4111 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

2C 068 - 86529 M Plas Johnson Rockin' With The Plas - The Capitol Singles(LP, Comp) EMI Pathé Marconi 2C 068 - 86529 M France 1982 Sell This Version

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