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Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson

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Willie Mitchell

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 22 June 1973

WILLIE MITCHELL. His name is synonymous with the rich brass sound that has become known worldwide as the Memphis Sound. For years, Willie as been ...

Syl Johnson: Different Strokes

Interview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, June 1974

From Chicago blues sideman to Memphis soul star: the story of Syl Johnson ...

Syl Johnson: Johnson — A Rough Gem

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 8 February 1975

AFTER HIS first visit to Britain, guitarist-singer-songwriter Syl Johnson returned last weekend to his home, outside Chicago. His final gigs were at Barbarella's in Birmingham ...

Syl Johnson: Barbarella's, Birmingham

Live Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, 15 February 1975

MOST OF the soul artists who do the one-nighter round of the UK and USAF bases have some kind of hit going for them, or ...

Syl Johnson: Truth Teller

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 18 February 1975

ALMOST INEVITABLY, the one line of questioning that any interviewer takes with Syl Johnson involves Al Green, Willie Mitchell and Hi Records. Which is understandable ...

Syl Johnson: A Whole Lot Of Whiplashes And Scars…

Interview by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, 26 April 1975

NOT MANY artists hot on the US Soul charts have had the apprenticeship of Syl Johnson. ...

Syl Johnson: Ms Fine Brown Frame (Erect/Import)

Review by Lloyd Bradley, New Musical Express, 12 February 1983



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