Johnnie Mae Matthews

Johnnie Mae Matthews

Real Name:
Johnnie Mae Matthews
Profile:
Singer, pianist, producer, songwriter and record executive.

Born on 31.12.1922 in Bessemer, Alabama
Died on 06.01.2002.
Nicknamed the Godmother of Detroit soul, as she founded Detroit's Northern Recording Company in 1958, a label where quite a few future Motown stars started their recording career. Johnnie Mae founded many other record labels in Detroit including Reel Records (4), Bon Records, Jam Records (12), Art Records (6) (named after her husband), Audrey Records (3) (named after her daughter), Big Hit Records and Tank Records (5).

As a recording artist she was most active during the 1960s. During the 1970s she mainly focused on producing Black Nasty, later reincarnated as the ADC Band, a group that featured her son Artwell Matthews on drums and her daughter Audrey Matthews as a lead singer.
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Johnnie Mae Matthews Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

3736 Joannie Mae Matthews* Give Me True Love / Ooh Wee(7", Single) Northern 3736 US 1960 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews The Headshrinker / My Little Angel (Single) Reel Records (4) US 1961 Sell This Version
4736 Johnnie Mae Matthews My Destinations (It True Love) / No Body Bussiness (What I Do)(7") Northern Records (5) 4736 US 1963 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews Worried About You (Single) Spokane Records US 1964 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews My Man (Sweetest Man In The World) / I Can't Live Without You Blue Rock US 1965 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews Baby What's Wrong / Here Comes My Baby Blue Rock US 1965 Sell This Version
100 Johnnie Mae Matthews Luck Walked Through My Door / Love Hides All Faults / (7", Single) Audrey Records (3) 100 US 1965 Sell This Version
TZ-103 Johnnie Mae Matthews Lonely You'll Be / That's What My Man (Is For)(7") Jam Records (12) TZ-103 US 1966 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews And The Wonderettes Johnnie Mae Matthews And The Wonderettes - Cut Me Loose / Lonely You'll Be (Single) Art Records (6) US 1967 Sell This Version
TZ 105 Johnnie Mae Matthews I Have No Choice / That's When It Hurts(7", Single) Big Hit Records TZ 105 US 1967 Sell This Version
TZ 108 Johnny Mae Mathews* My Momma Didn't Lie(7", Single) Big Hit Records TZ 108 US 1970 Sell This Version
Johnnie Mae Matthews It's Good (Single) Northern Records (5), Northern Records (5) US 1979 Sell This Version
BZT 10040 Johnnie Mae Matthews I Can Feel It / Crazy About You(7", Single) Northern Records (5) BZT 10040 US 1980 Sell This Version
120 Johnnie Mae Matthews, Timmy Shaw Johnnie Mae Matthews, Timmy Shaw - I Don't Want Your Loving (Part 1) / I Don't Want Your Loving (Part 2)(7", Single) Reel Records (4) 120 US Unknown Sell This Version
NR 501 Johnnie Mae Matthews / Audrey Matthews Johnnie Mae Matthews / Audrey Matthews - I Have No Choice(7", Single) Northern Records (5) NR 501 US Unknown Sell This Version
TY 003 Johnnie Mae Matthews Got To Be On (The Case)(7") Art Records (6) TY 003 US Unknown Sell This Version
3745 Johnnie Mae Matthews No One Can Love Me / No More Tears(7", Single) Reel Records (4) 3745 US Unknown Sell This Version
Reel-122 Johnnie Mae Matthews Lonely Road / I Won't Cry Any More(7", Single) Reel Records (4) Reel-122 US Unknown Sell This Version
TS 104 A Johnnie Mae Matthews Two Sided Thing / You Make Me Feel Good(7", Single) Big Hit Records TS 104 A Unknown Sell This Version