Johnnie’s Boogie

Johnnie Johnson

In the Basement

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Johnnie Johnson plays his “Johnnie’s Boogie” in 2003 at the Basement Nightclub in Sydney, Australia.

A pianist associated with Muddy Waters and Little Walter, Johnnie Johnson moved around form Detroit, Chicago, and then St. Louis following his service in W W II.

“Wee Wee Hours” was an instrumental that Johnson had played for years before he introduced it to Chuck Berry who added lyrics.

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