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Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 32 episodes and was first played on 30 March 2013.

Syl Johnson (b. July 1, 1936) is an American blues and soul singer and music producer.

Born Sylvester Thompson in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Johnson sang and played with blues artists Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf in the 1950s, before recording with Jimmy Reed for Vee-Jay in 1959. He made his solo debut that same year with Federal, a subsidiary of King Records of Cincinnati, backed by Freddie King on guitar.

He then began recording for Twinight Records of Chicago in...

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Is It Because I'm Black
Syl Johnson
Twinight Records1968
Is It Because I'm Black
Syl JohnsonTwinight Records1968
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Wind, Blow Her Back My Way
Syl Johnson
Hi Records1973
Wind, Blow Her Back My Way
Syl JohnsonHi Records1973
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Different Strokes
Syl Johnson
Twilight Records1967
Different Strokes
Syl JohnsonTwilight Records1967
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Get Ready
Syl Johnson
Charly R&B1986
Get Ready
Syl JohnsonCharly R&B1986
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It Is Because I'm Black
Syl Johnson
Numero Group, JR2013
It Is Because I'm Black
Syl JohnsonNumero Group, JR2013
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One Way Ticket To Nowhere
Syl Johnson
Twinight Records1970
One Way Ticket To Nowhere
Syl JohnsonTwinight Records1970
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Soul Heaven
Syl Johnson
Numero Group2010
Soul Heaven
Syl JohnsonNumero Group2010
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Any Way The Wind Blows
Syl Johnson
Hi Records1972
Any Way The Wind Blows
Syl JohnsonHi Records1972
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Keepin' Down Confusion
Syl Johnson
Fat Possum Records2009
Keepin' Down Confusion
Syl JohnsonFat Possum Records2009
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That's Just My Luck
Syl Johnson
Hi Records1975
That's Just My Luck
Syl JohnsonHi Records1975
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