Johnny Guitar Watson and the Family Clone/Bow Wow

Johnny Guitar Watson and the Family Clone/Bow Wow

by Johnny "Guitar" WatsonJohnny "Guitar" Watson

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Overview

A stunning guitar player, Johnny "Guitar" Watson also had a skill for reinvention, morphing from a top 1950s west coast blues session player into a monster R&B and funk player in the '70s, '80s, and early '90s. This set combines two fairly maverick albums, 1981's Johnny Guitar Watson & the Family Clone, where Watson sings and plays all the parts, producing a minor classic, and 1994's thundering but surprisingly benign Bow Wow, which combines disco funk with what could pass for early rap.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/27/2013
Label: Cherry Red
UPC: 5013929157637
catalogNumber: 2915763
Rank: 75018

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Johnny "Guitar" Watson   Primary Artist,Guitar,Keyboards,Saxophone,Vocals
Rudy Copeland   Background Vocals
Maxayn Lewis   Background Vocals
Oji Pierce   Keyboards,Saxophone
Emry Thomas   Drums
Steve Baxter   Trombone
Joe Cambell   Trumpet
Charles Green   Keyboards,Saxophone

Technical Credits

Percy Mayfield   Composer
Oji Pierce   Programming
Johnny "Guitar" Watson   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Concept,Instrumentation
Lois Wilson   Liner Notes
Rick Smith   Engineer
Charles Green   Programming

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