Charlie Johnson

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Not to be confused with ragtime composer Charles L. Johnson, this early recording artist was a guitarist who backed up performers such as harmonica virtuoso El Watson. Producer and recording engineer…
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Not to be confused with ragtime composer Charles L. Johnson, this early recording artist was a guitarist who backed up performers such as harmonica virtuoso El Watson. Producer and recording engineer Ralph Peer was the man responsible for getting these characters in front of a microphone; Johnson shows up on both collections of the Peer recording legacy and compilations devoted to early harmonica heroes.