William Johnson

William Johnson

Real Name:
William Luther Johnson
Profile:
American alto saxophonist, clarinetist, arranger and songwriter, also known as Bill Johnson; born September 30, 1912 in Jacksonville, Florida; died July 5, 1960. Played with Erskine Hawkins, Jabbo Smith, Baron Lee and Tiny Bradshaw. Also known for writing "Tuxedo Junction" with Hawkins.

He left Hawkins' band in 1943, and founded Bill Johnson & His Musical Notes in the mid 1940s.
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William Johnson Discography

Compilations

ORO124 Various Titanic Blues Various - Mississippi Blues(CD, Comp) Object Enterprises ORO124 France 1991 Sell This Version
220240-325 Various It's Too Late (as Bill Johnson) Various - Rhythm & Blues Goes Rock 'n' Roll Volume 1(15xCD, Comp + Box) Past Perfect International 220240-325 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
222621-354 Various Elevator Boogie (1947) (as Bill Johnson) Various - Rhythm 'N' Blues - Boogie Woogie Goodies(4xCD, Comp + Box) Membran Music Ltd. 222621-354 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
US 7008, Volume 8 Various Shtiggy Boom (as Bill Johnson) Various - Jive Special! Volume Two(LP, Comp) Rockafeller Records, Rock And Roll - The Untold Story US 7008, Volume 8 Italy Unknown Sell This Version