Sat Sep 30 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Doors 6:00 PM)

Thunder Road

379 Somerville Ave Somerville, MA 02143

$15.00

Ages 21+

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Luther “Guitar Jr” Johnson is an American Chicago blues singer and guitarist, who performs under the name Luther 'Guitar Junior' Johnson. 

Johnson moved to Chicago with his family in 1955. During the 1960s, he performed with Magic Sam.

He performed in Muddy Waters' band from 1972 to 1980. In 1980, four of his songs were included in an anthology released by Alligator Records. That same year he appeared as a member of the Legendary Blues Band, backing John Lee Hooker in the movie The Blues Brothers.

Johnson moved to the East Coast and began fronting his own band, the Magic Rockers. His 'Walkin’ the

Dog' was recorded live at the Montreux Festival Blues Night. He won a Grammy Award in 1985 for Best Traditional Blues Album for his part in Blues Explosion. He recorded three albums released by Telarc Records: Slammin’ on the West Side (1996), Got to Find a Way (1998), and Talkin’ About Soul (2001). He also performed on three albums by the Nighthawks.

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    Luther “Guitar Jr” Johnson is an American Chicago blues singer and guitarist.


    Johnson moved to Chicago with his family in 1955. During the 1960s, he performed with Magic Sam. He performed in Muddy Waters's band from 1972 to 1980. In 1980, four of his songs were included in an anthology released by Alligator Records. That same year he appeared as a member of the Legendary Blues Band, backing John Lee Hooker in the movie The Blues Brothers.


    Johnson moved to the East Coast and began fronting his own band, the Magic Rockers. His "Walkin' the Dog" was recorded live at the Montreux Festival's Blues Night. He won a Grammy Award in 1985 for Best Traditional Blues Album for his part in Blues Explosion. He recorded three albums released by Telarc Records: Slammin’ on the West Side (1996), Got to Find a Way (1998), and Talkin' About Soul (2001). He also performed on three albums by the Nighthawks.

     

Thunder Road Presents:

Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson

Sat Sep 30 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

(Doors 6:00 PM)

Thunder Road Somerville MA
Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson
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$15.00 Ages 21+

Luther “Guitar Jr” Johnson is an American Chicago blues singer and guitarist, who performs under the name Luther 'Guitar Junior' Johnson. 

Johnson moved to Chicago with his family in 1955. During the 1960s, he performed with Magic Sam.

He performed in Muddy Waters' band from 1972 to 1980. In 1980, four of his songs were included in an anthology released by Alligator Records. That same year he appeared as a member of the Legendary Blues Band, backing John Lee Hooker in the movie The Blues Brothers.

Johnson moved to the East Coast and began fronting his own band, the Magic Rockers. His 'Walkin’ the

Dog' was recorded live at the Montreux Festival Blues Night. He won a Grammy Award in 1985 for Best Traditional Blues Album for his part in Blues Explosion. He recorded three albums released by Telarc Records: Slammin’ on the West Side (1996), Got to Find a Way (1998), and Talkin’ About Soul (2001). He also performed on three albums by the Nighthawks.

FEE FREE BOX OFFICE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE CLUB DAILY AFTER 5PM.

Start Times May Vary.  Headliners always go on later than start times. By purchasing advance tickets your Email will be added to Thunder Road's email list. We hope you'll stay on it, but if not, you can unsubscribe in a single click.

Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson

Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson

Blues

Luther “Guitar Jr” Johnson is an American Chicago blues singer and guitarist.


Johnson moved to Chicago with his family in 1955. During the 1960s, he performed with Magic Sam. He performed in Muddy Waters's band from 1972 to 1980. In 1980, four of his songs were included in an anthology released by Alligator Records. That same year he appeared as a member of the Legendary Blues Band, backing John Lee Hooker in the movie The Blues Brothers.


Johnson moved to the East Coast and began fronting his own band, the Magic Rockers. His "Walkin' the Dog" was recorded live at the Montreux Festival's Blues Night. He won a Grammy Award in 1985 for Best Traditional Blues Album for his part in Blues Explosion. He recorded three albums released by Telarc Records: Slammin’ on the West Side (1996), Got to Find a Way (1998), and Talkin' About Soul (2001). He also performed on three albums by the Nighthawks.