Johnny Bristol

Real Name:
John William Bristol
Profile:
Soul singer - songwriter - producer

b. February 3, 1939 in Morganton, North Carolina, U.S.A.
d. March 21, 2004 in Howell, Brighton Township, Michigan, U.S.A.
Worked for Motown from 1959 to 1972 with the top selling acts of the roster like The Supremes, Smokey Robinson etc.
He also cut some singles in the early 60's as a duo with Jackey Beavers.
He then started working for CBS.
In 1974 he started his solo career with the notorious smash "Hang On In There Baby".
He released six solo albums from 1974 to 1993.
He last charting single was "My Girl / My Guy" his 1980 duet with Amii Stewart.
Sites:
In Groups:
Variations:

Albums

M3G 4959 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby album art Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby (Album) MGM Records M3G 4959 US 1974 Sell This Version
2315 324 Johnny Bristol - Feeling The Magic album art Johnny Bristol Feeling The Magic (Album) MGM Records, MGM Records 2315 324 France 1975 Sell This Version
SD 18197 Johnny Bristol - Bristol's Creme album art Johnny Bristol Bristol's Creme (Album) Atlantic SD 18197 US 1976 Sell This Version
SD 19184 Johnny Bristol - Strangers album art Johnny Bristol Strangers (Album) Atlantic SD 19184 US 1978 Sell This Version
D. AI 30-390 Johnny Bristol - Free To Be Me album art Johnny Bristol Free To Be Me (Album) Handshake Records And Tapes D. AI 30-390 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
PCD-2729 Johnny Bristol - Come To Me album art Johnny Bristol Come To Me (Album) Bushka Records PCD-2729 Japan 1993 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2006 477 Johnny Bristol - You And I album art Johnny Bristol You And I (Single) MGM Records 2006 477 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
2006-443 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby / Take Care Of You For Me album art Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby / Take Care Of You For Me (Single) MGM Records 2006-443 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2006 471 Johnny Bristol - Memories Don't Leave Like People Do album art Johnny Bristol Memories Don't Leave Like People Do (Single) MGM Records 2006 471 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2006481 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby / You And I ‎  album art Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby / You And I ‎ (7", Single) MGM Records 2006481 Greece 1974 Sell This Version
M 14814 Johnny Bristol - Love Takes Tears album art Johnny Bristol Love Takes Tears (Single) MGM Records M 14814 US 1975 Sell This Version
20 06 525 Johnny Bristol - Leave My World album art Johnny Bristol Leave My World (Single) MGM Records 20 06 525 Spain 1975 Sell This Version
DM 1261 Johnny Bristol - You And I album art Johnny Bristol You And I(7", Single) MGM Records DM 1261 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
45-3360 Johnny Bristol - Do It To My Mind album art Johnny Bristol Do It To My Mind (Single) Atlantic 45-3360 US 1976 Sell This Version
3391 Johnny Bristol - I Sho Like Groovin' With Ya / You Turned Me On To Love album art Johnny Bristol I Sho Like Groovin' With Ya / You Turned Me On To Love (Single) Atlantic 3391 US 1976 Sell This Version
S-4, VIP-2543, VIP-2559 Johnny Bristol - Do It To My Mind / Another Star album art Johnny Bristol / Stevie Wonder Johnny Bristol / Stevie Wonder - Do It To My Mind / Another Star(7", Promo) Motown, Globe (9), Motown S-4, VIP-2543, VIP-2559 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
3421 Johnny Bristol - Waiting On Love album art Johnny Bristol Waiting On Love (Single) Atlantic 3421 US 1978 Sell This Version
3526 Johnny Bristol - When He Comes (You Will Know) album art Johnny Bristol When He Comes (You Will Know) Atlantic 3526 US 1978 Sell This Version
3501 Johnny Bristol - 	Strangers In The Dark Corners album art Johnny Bristol Strangers In The Dark Corners (Single) Atlantic 3501 US 1978 Sell This Version
PD 2050, 2095 178 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby album art Alton* & Johnny* Alton* & Johnny* - Hang On In There Baby (Single) Polydor, Polydor PD 2050, 2095 178 US 1979 Sell This Version
102 622, 102 622-100 Johnny Bristol - Love No Longer Has A Hold On Me album art Johnny Bristol Love No Longer Has A Hold On Me (Single) Handshake Records And Tapes 102 622, 102 622-100 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
VIPX-1534, AHA-134 Johnny Bristol - My Guy/My Girl album art Amii Stewart & Johnny Bristol Amii Stewart & Johnny Bristol - My Guy/My Girl (Single) Hansa International, Hansa International VIPX-1534, AHA-134 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
600 471, 600 471-213 Johnny Bristol - Take Me Down album art Johnny Bristol Take Me Down (Single) Handshake Records And Tapes 600 471, 600 471-213 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
HANSA 11 Johnny Bristol - Hold On To Love album art Johnny Bristol Hold On To Love (Single) Hansa International, Hansa International HANSA 11 UK 1982 Sell This Version
OG 9449 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby / Memories Don't Leave Like People Do album art Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby / Memories Don't Leave Like People Do (Single) Old Gold (2) OG 9449 UK 1984 Sell This Version

Reviews

Add Review

WarpedRecord3345

WarpedRecord3345

May 27, 2020
An incredibly enigmatic and powerful performer who should have been a much, much bigger star.

Videos (121) Edit