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Jimmy Johnson

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There are more than one artist named Jimmy Johnson

1. Jimmy Johnson is a young rapper from the 6 (Toronto, Ontario). Cosigned by Drake & OVO Sound.
In April, 2014, he released his debut EP, ‘In God We Trust’, fully-produced by Eric Dingus.

2. Jimmy Johnson (born James Earl Thompson, November 25, 1928) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States, several of Johnson’s brothers had careers in music; among them are soul musician Syl Johnson and Magic Sam bassist Mack Thompson. In his younger years he played piano and sang in gospel groups. He and his family moved to Chicago in 1950, where he worked as a welder and played guitar in his spare time. He began playing professionally with Slim Willis in 1959, changing his last name to Johnson like his brother Syl. As a guitarist he was influenced by both Buddy Guy and Otis Rush and he played with Freddy King, Albert King, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, and Eddy Clearwater among others.
In the 1960s he played more R&B music, working with Otis Clay, Denise LaSalle, and Garland Green. He also had his own group from the early 1960s, and by the late 1960s he had released his first single. By 1974 he had returned to blues playing, working with Jimmy Dawkins and touring Japan with Otis Rush in 1975.

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