Michael Johnson (singer)
Johnson in 2002
|Born||August 8, 1944|
Alamosa, Colorado, U.S.
|Died||July 25, 2017 (aged 72)|
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Genres||Folk, folk rock, country, soft rock, pop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer, actor, writer|
|Instruments||Vocals, classical guitar, acoustic guitar, piano|
|Labels||Atco, Sanskrit Records, EMI, RCA, Vanguard, Atlantic, Intersound, American Originals, Red House|
Johnson was best known for his 1978 hit song "Bluer Than Blue". He charted four hits on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and nine more on the Hot Country Songs charts, including two Number One country hits in 1986's "Give Me Wings" and "The Moon Is Still Over Her Shoulder". He also co-wrote "Cain's Blood", the debut single of 1990s country group 4 Runner.
References[change | change source]
- Betts, Stephen L. (July 27, 2017). "'Bluer Than Blue' Singer Michael Johnson Dead at 72". Rolling Stone. ISSN 0035-791X.
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