Johnny Watson

Real Name:
John Kluczko Watson
Profile:
Big Band leader and songwriter known for "It's A Wonderful World", "720 In The Books", and "Racing With The Moon". Also collaborated with Jan Savitt and Vaughn Monroe.

For the 1950s-1990s blues guitarist, use Johnny Guitar Watson.
For the early blues artist also known as Daddy Stovepipe, use Johnny Watson (6).
For the trombonist, use Johnny Watson (2).
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Variations:

Writing & Arrangement

Jan Savitt & His Top Hatters* Futuristic Shuffle (as John Watson) Jan Savitt & His Top Hatters* - That's A Plenty / Futuristic Shuffle(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1938 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - El Rancho Grande / 720 In The Books album art Jan Savitt And His Orchestra 720 In The Books (as John Watson) Jan Savitt And His Orchestra - El Rancho Grande / 720 In The Books(Shellac, 10") Decca US 1939 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - 720 In The Books / So Far, So Good album art Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra 720 In The Books (as Watson) Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - 720 In The Books / So Far, So Good(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1940 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - It's A Wonderful World / Busy As A Bee album art Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra It's A Wonderful World (as Watson) Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - It's A Wonderful World / Busy As A Bee(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1940 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Thumbs Up / Clam Chowder album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra / Vaughn Monroe And His Orch.* Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra / Vaughn Monroe And His Orch.* - Thumbs Up / Clam Chowder(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1941 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good / Harvard Square album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Harvard Square Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good / Harvard Square(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1941 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Racing With The Moon / Requestfully Yours album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Racing With The Moon (as Watson) Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Racing With The Moon / Requestfully Yours(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) US 1941 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Moon Over Miami / Racing With The Moon album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Racing With The Moon (as Watson) Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Moon Over Miami / Racing With The Moon (Single) Victor US 1945 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Hawaiian Sunset / Take It, Jackson album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Take It, Jackson Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Hawaiian Sunset / Take It, Jackson Victor US 1945 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Guy Lombardo Medley /  album art Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra / Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba (as Watson) Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra / Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Guy Lombardo Medley / (12") V Disc US 1945 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba / Requestfully Yours album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Requestfully Yours (as John Watson) Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba / Requestfully Yours(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor US 1948 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Theme Songs album art Various Racing With The Moon (as Watson) Various - Theme Songs (Album, Comp) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Theme Songs album art Various Racing With The Moon (as Watson) Various - Theme Songs(4xShellac, 10", Album, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1951 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - My Gal Sal / 7:20 In The Books album art Tommy Reynolds And His Shuffle Rhythm Orch.* 7:20 In The Books (as Watson) Tommy Reynolds And His Shuffle Rhythm Orch.* - My Gal Sal / 7:20 In The Books(Shellac, 10") Derby (2) US 1953 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - What Makes Sammy Swing And Sway album art Sammy Kaye 720 In The Books (as J. Watson) Sammy Kaye - What Makes Sammy Swing And Sway (Album) Columbia Argentina 1956 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Al And Zoot album art Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims It's A Wonderful World Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot (Album) Coral US 1957 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Charlie's Choice album art Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra It's A Wonderful World (as Watson) Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Charlie's Choice(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) RCA Camden, RCA Camden, RCA Camden Canada 1957 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Charlie's Choice album art Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra It's A Wonderful World (as Watson) Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Charlie's Choice(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) RCA Camden, RCA Camden, RCA Camden US 1957 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - There I Sing / Swing It Again album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Take It, Jackson (as John Watson) and 1 more… Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - There I Sing / Swing It Again(LP, Album) RCA Victor US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Ella Swings Lightly album art Ella Fitzgerald 720 In The Books (as Watson) Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Swings Lightly (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Things Are Swingin' album art Peggy Lee It's A Wonderful World (as Watson) Peggy Lee - Things Are Swingin' (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Vaughn Monroe album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Racing With The Moon (as Watson) Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Vaughn Monroe (EP, Comp) RCA US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Sounds Of The Great Bands! album art Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* 720 In The Books Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* - Sounds Of The Great Bands! (Album) Capitol Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Sounds Of The Great Bands! album art Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* 720 In The Books Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* - Sounds Of The Great Bands!(LP, Album, Los) Capitol Records Argentina 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Watson - Ballads, Bounce & Bivona album art The Great New Gus Bivona Band It's A Wonderful World (as Watson) The Great New Gus Bivona Band - Ballads, Bounce & Bivona (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1959 Sell This Version