JOHNNY "GUITAR" WATSON

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JOHNNY
Born John Watson in Houston, TX, February 3, 1935; died on stage of a heart attack, May 17, 1996, in Yokohama, Japan; married Susan Maier; two children: son DeJohn and daughter Virginia.

Performing artist, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, early 1950s-1996; moved with family to Los Angeles, ca. 1950; played in West Coast jazz and blues bands, 1950-53; signed to Federal label, 1953; released experimental instrumental single "Space Jam," 1953; released single "Gangster of Love," later covered by Steve Miller, 1957; toured with Little Richard, late 1950s; toured Britain with vocalist Larry Williams, mid-1960s; signed with Fantasy label, 1972; recorded with Frank Zappa on Zappa's One Size Fits All LP, 1975; signed with DJM label, 1976; series of successful blues-funk albums, 1976-80; signed with Bellmark label, 1994.

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The Blues Soul Of Johnny "Guitar" Watson
Vocal Jazz 1963
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Johnny "Guitar" Watson
Blues 1963
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I Cried For You
RnB 1967
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In the Fats Bag
Vocal Jazz 1967
JOHNNY 0.00 | 0 ratings
Listen
RnB 1973
JOHNNY 3.50 | 1 ratings
I Don't Want To Be Alone, Stranger
RnB 1975
JOHNNY 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Gangster Is Back
Blues 1976
JOHNNY 4.00 | 1 ratings
Ain't That A Bitch
Funk 1976
JOHNNY 4.00 | 1 ratings
Funk Beyond The Call Of Duty
Funk 1977
JOHNNY 4.00 | 1 ratings
A Real Mother For Ya
Funk 1977
JOHNNY 3.50 | 1 ratings
Gangster Of Love
Blues 1977
JOHNNY 3.00 | 1 ratings
Giant
RnB 1978
JOHNNY 4.00 | 1 ratings
Master Funk
RnB 1978
JOHNNY 3.00 | 1 ratings
What The Hell Is This?
Funk 1979
JOHNNY 3.50 | 1 ratings
Love Jones
RnB 1980
JOHNNY 2.50 | 1 ratings
That's What Time It Is
RnB 1981
JOHNNY 4.50 | 1 ratings
Johnny "Guitar" Watson And The Family Clone
RnB 1981
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Hit The Highway
Blues 1983
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Strike On Computers
RnB 1987
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Bow Wow
RnB 1994

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The Very Best Of Johnny Guitar Watson
RnB 1981
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Gangster Of Love (The Best Of)
RnB 1995
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Hot Just Like TNT
Blues 1996
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The Funk Anthology
Funk 2005
JOHNNY 4.00 | 1 ratings
Best Of The Funk Years
Funk 2006
JOHNNY 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Gangster of Love 1953-1959
Blues 2011
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Singles: A + B Sides & Rarities
Blues 2016

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