Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johnny "Guitar" Watson


Date of Birth: 03-Feb-1935

Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States

Date of Death: 17-May-1996

Profession: singer, pianist, guitarist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Johnny "Guitar" Watson

  • John Watson Jr.
  • (February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996), known professionally as Johnny "Guitar" Watson, was an American blues, soul, and funk musician and singer-songwriter.
  • A flamboyant showman and electric guitarist in the style of T-Bone Walker, Watson recorded throughout the 1950s and 1960s with some success.
  • His creative reinvention in the 1970s with funk overtones, saw Watson have hits with "Ain't That a Bitch" and "Superman Lover".
  • His successful recording career spanned forty years, with his highest chart appearance being the 1977 song "A Real Mother For Ya".

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