Louis Johnson

Louis Johnson

Real Name:
Louis E. Johnson
Louis Johnson (born April 13, 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA – died May 21, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) was an American R&B, soul, funk and jazz bassist and vocalist. In 1975, with his brother George Johnson they formed the group Brothers Johnson. He also worked as a session musician playing on numerous releases of the 1970's and 1980's including Michael Jackson's albums "Off The Wall", "Thriller" and "Dangerous". He was known for his distinctive slapping technique on the bass guitar. Cousin of Alex Weir.
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Louis Johnson Discography


Louis Johnson Evolution (Album) Capitol Records Europe 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

LJ-50 Lou Johnson* Keep That Fire Burning / Wanting You(12") Lou Jay Record LJ-50 US 1979 Sell This Version
Louis Johnson Kinky (Single) Capitol Records US 1985 Sell This Version
ATH024 Second Re$surrection* feat. Louis Johnson Second Re$surrection* feat. Louis Johnson - Keep On Keeping On(7") Athens Of The North ATH024 US 2015 Sell This Version