||American Roots: Blues CD (2002) |
||It's Good To Me CD (1992) |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson CD discography Another barn-burner mixing the guitarist's West-side roots with soul and blues shadings to present some of the fieriest contemporary blues on the market. Saxist Gordon Beadle and keyboardist Joe Krown distinguish themselves behind Johnson. ~ Bill Dahl ...
||Retrospectives CD (1998) |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson albums Recording information: KALA Studios, Atlanta, GA.
Photographer: Andy Wilson.
Personnel: Luther "Houserocker" Johnson (vocals, guitar).
Liner Note Author: Bryan Cole.
||Houserockin' Daddy CD |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson music CDs Johnson is a traditional electric bluesman (now living and working in the Atlanta area) who was heavily influenced by Jimmy Reed. The album includes covers of Jimmy Reed, Lightnin' Slim, Howlin' Wolf, and Guitar Slim tunes. It's simple, driving, to the point, streamlined, no-frills blues. ~ Niles J. Frantz
Recording information: KALA Studios, Atlanta, GA.
Photographer: Andrew Wilson .
Unknown Contributor Role: The Shadows.
Personnel: Luther "Houserocker" Johnson (vocals, guitar); J.T. Murphy (guitar, background vocals); Albey Scholl (harp, background vocals); Ted Dortch (saxophone); Ernie Baker (trumpet); The Kala Horns (horns); Steve McRay, Lord Howard Hertz (keyboards); Roger Gregory (acoustic bass, electric bass, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Sam Whiteside.
||Doin' The Sugar Too CD (1984) |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson discography A step in the right direction -- much better production, savvier song selection, including a few snappy originals, and the five-piece Roomful of Blues horn section in staunch support. The guitarist's Magic Rockers include keyboardist Ron Levy, who would go on to produce Johnson's Bullsye Blues output. ~ Bill Dahl
/The Magic Rockers.
Personnel: Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson (vocals, guitar); Rich Lataille (alto saxophone); Greg Piccolo (tenor saxophone); Doug James (baritone saxophone); Bob Enos (trumpet); Porky Cohen (trombone); Ron Levy (piano, organ); Michael Avery (drums).
Audio Mixers: George Lewis ; Michael Ward .
Liner Note Author: Paul Bernard.
Recording information: Blue Jay ...
||I Want To Groove With You CD (1990) |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson songs Now this is more like it. Johnson and his New England-based Magic Rockers sizzle the hide off the genre with tough West Side-styled grooves redolent of Johnson's Chicago upbringing but up-to-the-minute in their execution. With this set, Johnson fully came into his own as a recording artist. ~ Bill Dahl
Liner Note Author: Jeff ...
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson Appears on
||With the Muddy Waters Blues Band 1966 CD (2004)
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson CD discography In the mid- '60s, Big Mama Thornton was a relatively obscure blues singer known mainly for her original recording of "Hound Dog" in 1953, three years before Elvis had a monster hit with it. Due to a lack of gigs, Thornton had a tough time keeping a steady band on the road and ...
||It Ain't Easy Bein' Sleazy CD (1993) |
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson albums Recorded at Kala studios, Atlanta, Georgia. Includes liner notes by Bryan Cole.
Producers: The Shadows, Sam Whiteside, Bryan Cole.
The Shadows: Joel Murphy (guitar, vocals); Albey Scholl (harmonica, saxophones, background vocals); Roger Gregory (Fender bass, acoustic bass); Tom Chavers (drums).
Additional personnel: Luther "Houserocker" Johnson (guitar); Steve McRay (piano, Hammond B-3); Francine Reed (backing vocals).
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson Songs
Popular or famous Luther "Houserocker" Johnson music songs: I'm Mr. Luck, You Could Have Fooled Me, Fool's Advice, She Wants To Sell My Monkey, Rockin' Daddy. More music songs Cryin' and Thinkin', Pretty Thing, Drivin' Me Crazy, Little Car Blues, Trouble Blues, Big Money, You Were Wrong, Raise Your Window. More music songs That's All I Need, Next Door Neighbor, I'm Leaving Chicago, Can't Get Along With You, Stealin' Chicken, Merry Christmas Baby. More music songs Bad Boy. See All Songs
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson music CDs Key Personnel
|Member Name||Worked With|
|Doug James||Roomful Of Blues, Duke Robillard, Al Basile, Colin James, Bryan Lee, Eddy Clearwater, Marilyn Crispell, Billy Boy Arnold, Pat Benatar|
|Greg Piccolo||Roomful Of Blues, Colin James, Johnny Nicholas, Pat Benatar, Jay Geils, J.B. Hutto, J.B. Hutto & The Hawks, E.G. Kight, John Mooney|
|Ron Levy||B.B. King, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Bobby "Blue" Bland / B.B. King, Big Walter Horton, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Duke Robillard, Roomful Of Blues, Smokin' Joe Kubek Band, Charles Brown, Karl Denson|
|Gordon "Sax" Beadle|
|Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson||Muddy Waters, Otis Spann, Pinetop Perkins, Big Leon Brooks, Ronnie Earl, Luther Snake Boy Johnson, Nighthawks, Jimmy Johnson|
|Bob Enos||Roomful Of Blues, Colin James, Pat Benatar, Hubert Sumlin, Tinsley Ellis, Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Asleep At The Wheel, Porky Cohen|
|The KALA Horns|
|Porky Cohen||Roomful Of Blues, Charlie Barnet, Commanders Big Band, Charlie Parker, Martha Raye, Artie Shaw, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Tommy Dorsey|
|Joe Krown||Russell Batiste, Jr., Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Bobby Charles, Robin Greenstein, Kid Ramos, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Marva Wright, Mathilda Jones, Nell Bryden|
|Glenn Rogers||Cathie Travers, Hirax|
|Luther "Houserocker" Johnson||Big Mama Thornton, Shadows|
|Michael Avery||Guy Van Duser|
|Lord Howard Hertz|
Luther "Houserocker" Johnson discography Worked With
Big Mama Thornton
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