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Buddy Johnson

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Aliases
Buddy Johnson and His Band
Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra
Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra
Real name
Woodrow Wilson Johnson
Born
January 10, 1915
Died
February 9, 1977
Country
United States
IPI
00015405225 1 work
00015432418 24 works
Affiliation
ASCAP, BMI
Comments
Jazz and blues pianist and bandleader, active from the 1930s through the 1960s. He's inducted into the South Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
Family
Ella Johnson Sister
Hiram Johnson Brother
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
July 1954 Gigantjes
September 1959 (6 artists)
1942 (4 artists)
1951 Roger Ceresi's AllStarz
June 1949 (4 artists)
1951 (2 artists)
March 1946 (27 artists)
April 1953 (2 artists)
1948 (4 artists)
December 1955 (4 artists)
January 1952 The Griffin Brothers featuring Margie Day
November 1953 (24 artists)
September 1946 Paul Gayten & His Trio with Annie Laurie
September 1955 (5 artists)
August 1947 (29 artists)
January 1943 Etta Jones
April 1954 (7 artists)
i February 1954 King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
January 1951 (4 artists)
listen on Internet Archive November 1940 (4 artists)
December 1950 (3 artists)
September 1955 (123 artists)
January 1947 (304 artists)
December 1939 (3 artists)
1950 Cécile McLorin Salvant
1953 (4 artists)
1945 (19 artists)
March 1946 (5 artists)
January 1952 (4 artists)
1943 (2 artists)
1948 (4 artists)
1941 (15 artists)

Covers by Buddy Johnson

Songs written by Buddy Johnson

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Any Day Now Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson July 1954 Covered by Gigantjes
Baby, Don't You Cry Ned Washington, Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Warren Evans November 6, 1941 Covered by (4 artists)
Be Careful (If You Can't Be Good) Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1951 Covered by Roger Ceresi's AllStarz
Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra June 7, 1949 Covered by (4 artists)
Ever Since the One I Love's Been Gone Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Prysock 1951 Covered by (2 artists)
Hittin' On Me Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal by Ella Johnson April 1953 Covered by (2 artists)
I Don't Care Who Knows Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson December 9, 1947 Covered by (4 artists)
I Don't Want Nobody (To Have My Love but You) Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band - Vocal by Ella Johnson December 21, 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Gonna Jump in the River Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson December 20, 1951 Covered by The Griffin Brothers featuring Margie Day
I'm Just Your Fool Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal by Ella Johnson September 1953 Covered by (24 artists)
I Still Love You Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra September 1946 Covered by Paul Gayten & His Trio with Annie Laurie
It's 'Bout to Break My Heart in Two Buddy Johnson Ella Johnson April 1955 Covered by De Gigantjes
It's Obdacious Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra August 15, 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
It's Too Late, Baby Too Late Buddy Johnson, Texas Johnny Brown Arthur Prysock June 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Prysock January 28, 1947 Covered by (29 artists)
Let's Beat Out Some Love Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band January 1943 Covered by Etta Jones
Let's Start All Over Again Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra September 1953 Covered by (7 artists)
Mush Mouth Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra January 1954 Covered by King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
No More Love Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson December 19, 1950 Covered by (4 artists)
Please, Mister Johnson Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson October 25, 1940 Covered by (4 artists)
Satisfy My Soul Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson December 1950 Covered by (3 artists)
Save Your Love for Me Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra August 15, 1955 Covered by (123 artists)
Since I Fell for You Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson November 7, 1945 Covered by (304 artists)
Stop Pretending Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band November 16, 1939 Covered by (3 artists)
Tell Me What They're Saying (Can't Be True) Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra December 27, 1949 Covered by Cécile McLorin Salvant
That's How I Feel About You Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal by Ella Johnson 1953 Covered by (4 artists)
That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson October 4, 1944 Covered by (19 artists)
They All Say I'm the Biggest Fool Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Prysock 1945 Covered by (5 artists)
'Til My Baby Comes Back Buddy Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson January 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
When My Man Comes Home Buddy Johnson, J. Mayo Williams Buddy Johnson and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson July 30, 1942 Covered by (2 artists)
You Won't Let Me Go Buddy Johnson, Bud Allen Buddy Johnson and His Band October 25, 1940 Covered by (15 artists)

Releases

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
A Handful of Stars Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1954 Decca
Ain't Cha Got Me (Where You Want Me) Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra April 1954 Mercury
Am I Blue Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra April 1951 Decca
Any Day Now Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra July 1954 Mercury
A Woman, a Lover, a Friend Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra September 1959 Roulette
Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra June 1949 Decca
Ecstasy Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra April 1953 Mercury
Ever Since the One I Love's Been Gone Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1951 Decca
Fine Brown Frame Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra March 1946 Decca
I Done Found Out Buddy Johnson and His Band January 1943 Decca
I Don't Care Who Knows Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1948 Decca
I Don't Want Nobody (To Have My Love but You) Buddy Johnson and His Band December 1955 Mercury
I'm Just Your Fool Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra November 1953 Mercury
I'm Just Your Fool Ella Johnson with Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra November 1960 Mercury
I Still Love You Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra September 1946 Decca
It's Obdacious Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra September 1955 Mercury
Jet Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra January 1951 Decca
Jit, Jit Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1953 Mercury
One More Time Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra February 1954 Mercury
Please, Mister Johnson Buddy Johnson and His Band November 1940 Decca
Satisfy My Soul Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra December 1950 Decca
Southern Echoes Buddy Johnson and His Band 1941 Decca
Stand Back and Smile Buddy Johnson and His Band 1942 Decca
Stop Pretending (So Hip You See) Buddy Johnson and His Band December 1939 Decca
Stormy Weather Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra September 1951 Decca
Tell Me What They're Saying (Can't Be True) Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1950 Decca
That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra 1945 Decca
That's What My Baby Says Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra March 1950 Decca
They All Say I'm the Biggest Fool Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra January 1947 Decca
'Til My Baby Comes Back Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra January 1952 Decca
When My Man Comes Home Buddy Johnson and His Band 1943 Decca
You'll Get Them Blues Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra August 1947 Decca

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