We Remember Johnny “Guitar” Watson. ‘Pimp My Funk’

This day (May 17, 1996), in Yokohama, Japan, died Johnny Guitar Watson an American blues and funk guitarist and singer.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Gangster Of Love (1977) . Doing Wrong Woman (1990) . Superman Lover. . I Wanna Ta Ya You, Baby . W/ Frank Zappa jamin and Friends . In Concert (1977 ) .

TOP 10

Johnny Guitar Watson Top 10 :

Superman Lover . Gangster of Love . Ain’t That A Bitch . Space Guitar . I Need It . Three Hours Past Midnight . I Want To Ta-Ta You Baby . Hot Little Mama . One More Kiss . Looking Back .

READ

Wikipedia : This day (May 17, 1996), in Yokohama, Japan, died Johnny Guitar Watson an American blues and funk guitarist and singer.

@soulwalking : He inherited a guitar from his grandfather, a preacher, on the condition that he did not play the blues on it

@allmusic : But that admirable trait wasn’t paying the bills as the 1970s rolled in. So he totally changed his image to that of a pimp-styled funkster, enjoying more popularity than ever before for his down-and-dirty R&B smashes A Real Mother for Ya and Superman Lover.

Johnny Guitar Watson@last.fm : He quickly made a name for himself in the African-American juke joints of the West Coast, where he was billed as “Young John Watson” until 1954. That year, he saw the Sterling Hayden film “Johnny Guitar,” and a new handle was bo

@Discogs :

Photo : Amazon

BUY

FROM THIS ARTIST

AMAZON . ITUNES . CD UNIVERSE

Comments are closed.