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Johnson, Luther, 1939-2022

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Personal name headingJohnson, Luther, 1939-2022
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Variant(s)Johnson, Luther, 1939 April 11-
Johnson, Guitar Junior, 1939-2022
Guitar Junior, 1939-2022
See alsoCorporate body: Magic Rockers (Musical group)
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedNew Hampshire
Chicago (Ill.)
Birth date1939-04-11
Death date2022-12-25
Place of birthItta Bena (Miss.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Guitarists
Special noteDo not confuse with other blues guitarists with same name: Johnson, Luther, 1934-1976 and Johnson, Luther (the latter born July 15, 1939)
Found inI want to groove with you [SR] p1990: label (Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson)
COHM 6-8-93 (Johnson, Luther, 1939- )
All music guide WWW site, Nov. 17, 2003 (Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson; b. July 15, 1939 in Itta Bena, MS; of the three blues guitarists answering to the name of Luther Johnson, this West side-styled veteran is probably the best-known. Adding to the general confusion surrounding the triumvirate: like Luther "Georgia Boy" Johnson, "Guitar Junior" spent a lengthy stint in the top-seeded band of Muddy Waters (1972-1979))
Wikipedia, October 9, 2017 (Luther Johnson (Guitar Junior); born April 11, 1939, Itta Bena, Mississippi; American Chicago blues singer and guitarist, who performs under the name Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson; not to be confused with Luther "Snake Boy" Johnson, Luther "Houserocker" Johnson, from Atlanta, or Lonnie "Guitar Junior" Brooks; moved to Chicago with his family in 1955; in the 1960s he performed with Magic Sam; peformed with Muddy Waters' band, 1972-1980; moved to the East Coast and began fronting his own band, the Magic Rockers; lived in New Hampshire for many years but moved to Florida in 2017)
Eagle, Bob. Blues: a regional experience, ©2013: page 203 (Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson; born April 11, 1939, Itta Bena, Mississippi; vocals, guitar, bass)
Nippertown, February 28, 2024: Chicago Bluesman Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Dead at 83, posted December 28, 2022 (Bluesman Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson passed away at age 83 on Christmas Day. Johnson played the Nippertown area regularly in the 1990s. Johnson was best known for playing Chicago West Side Soul at the same time as Buddy Guy)