How rich is Syl Johnson?
Syl Johnson Net Worth:
|Birth date:||July 1, 1936|
|Death date:||February 20, 1985, Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Birth place:||Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States|
|Albums:||Total Explosion, Bridge to a Legacy, Uptown Shakedown|
Syl Johnson net worth, wiki & biography:
Produced Sylvester Thompson on July 1, 1936 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, he has earned his net worth from his musical career while generating strings of hits during the 60’s and 70’s. He used to play and sing with blues musicians such as Magic Sam (a next door neighbour), Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin’ Wolf in the 1950’s. In 1959, he recorded with Jimmy Reed for Vee Jay. In the same year, he went solo and signed with Federal Records, a subsidiary of King Records. He subsequently started recording for Twinight records in the mid-60’s.
Syl Johnson Net Worth $6 Million
Johnson’s first hit was “Come on Stock it to Me” (1967). His other tune “Different Strokes”(1967) was recently featured on the Ultimate Breaks and Beats breakbeat compilation. In 1969, he reached the #11 sport on the R&B Billboard chart with his song “Is It Because I am Black”. Syl Johnson subsequently switched to Hi Records in the early 70’s where he recorded three albums as well as some singles. He continued making hits for example “We Did It” and “Back for the Taste of your Love”. He made his last success, “Ms Fine Brown”, in 1982. After that, he started a fast food restaurant. He also made occasional appearances in the blues gigs.