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Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson has been played on NTS over 40 times, featured on 41 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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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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Is It Because I'm Black (Inst)
Sly Johnson
Numero Group2009
Is It Because I'm Black (Inst)
Sly JohnsonNumero Group2009
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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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Could I Be Falling In Love
Syl Johnson
Hi Records1975
Could I Be Falling In Love
Syl JohnsonHi Records1975
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Ms. Fine Brown Frame
Syl Johnson, James Cotton's Blues Band
Shama Records1982
Ms. Fine Brown Frame
Syl Johnson, James Cotton's Blues BandShama Records1982
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Could I Be Fallin In Love
Sly Johnson
Diggin Breaks Records1998
Could I Be Fallin In Love
Sly JohnsonDiggin Breaks Records1998
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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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