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Johnson, Syl, 1936-2022

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Personal name headingJohnson, Syl, 1936-2022
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Variant(s)Thompson, Sylvester, 1936-2022
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeChicago (Ill.)
Birth date1936-07-01
Death date2022-02-06
Place of birthHolly Springs (Miss.)
Place of deathMableton (Ga.)
Field of activitySoul music
AffiliationSyl Johnson Rhythm & Blues Band
Profession or occupationMusicians Singers Guitarists
Soul musicians
Found inUptown shakedown [SR] p1979: label (Syl Johnson)
LC data base, 7-1-93 (hdg.: Johnson, Syl, 1936- )
All music guide WWW site, Apr. 18, 2007 (Syl Johnson; b. 1938, Centerville, TN; soul and blues vocalist and harmonica player)
Enc. of pop. mus., 4th ed. (Johnson, Syl; b. Sylvester Thompson, July 1, 1936, Holly Springs, Miss.)
Johnson, S. 2 Johnsons are better than one [SR] 2002: container (Syl Johnson Rhythm & Blues Band; members are Will Crosby, Anthony Space, Frank Collier, Darrell Peyton)
New York times WWW site, February 9, 2022 (in obituary dated February 9, 2022: Syl Johnson; born Sylvester Thompson, July 1, 1936, near Holly Springs, Miss.; died Sunday [February 6] in Mableton, Ga., at age 85; Chicago soul singer and guitarist; brother of bassist and guitarist Mack Thompson and prominent Chicago guitarist Jimmy Johnson)