Johnny "Guitar" Watson


Lone Ranger

  • Release Date: 14 Sep 1995
  • FCD-24741-2

A major influence on such diverse artists as Frank Zappa, Etta James, and Jimi Hendrix, singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Johnny “Guitar” Watson began his career as a bluesman in the T-Bone Walker/Gatemouth Brown tradition. Yet he refused to stand still artistically and followed his creative muse into the soul, jazz, and funk realms albeit with blues at their core. All of those elements can be heard on these two brilliant mid-Seventies albums, on which Watson… MORE