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Johnny "Guitar" Watson

Johnny
Born: Feb 3, 1935 in Houston, TX
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Died: May 17, 1996 in Yokohama, Japan
Genre: Blues, R&B
Biography: "Reinvention" could just as easily have been Johnny "Guitar" Watson's middle name. The multi-talented performer parlayed his stunning guitar skills into a vaunted reputation as one of the hottest blues axemen on the West Coast during the 1950s. But that admirable trait wasn't paying the bills as the ...Read full biography
Johnny Guitar Watson [King]
Released: 1963
Label: King
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Fine collection of guitarist's innovative 1950s and '60s stuff. ~ Bill Dahl, Rovi ...Read full review
Ain't That a Bitch
Released: 1976
Label: Sequel
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Coming out of Houston's fertile blues scene with Albert Collins and Johnny Copeland, Johnny "Guitar" Watson trod the same route to fame that his peers did in the latter half of the '50s and for most of ...Read full review
More Johnny "Guitar" Watson albums: Main Albums (30), Compilations (61), Singles & EPs (5), DVD/Video (6)
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