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Johnny Adams (1985)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1985

Growing up in New Orleans, gospel roots, the country music connection and much more.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 57.1mb, total interview length: 1h 02' 15" sound quality: ***


Johnny Adams: Heart And Soul; Eddie Floyd Down To Earth

Review by Charlie Gillett, Creem, October 1971

If anybody doubts that this is a poverty-stricken era for popular music, let him name a black solo male singer whose records he looks forward ...

Johnny Adams Creeps Up On Some Recognition

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1984

NEW ORLEANS — Sometimes talent alone isn't enough to forge a successful career in pop music. ...

Johnny Adams: The Tan Nightingale (Charly)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1987

CHARLY FOLLOW-UP their 1978 reissue of Johnny's Heart And Soul album with a wider-ranging retrospective on the man also known as the Tan Canary. (Given ...

Johnny Adams and Percy Mayfield: A Blues Gem From A Surprising Pairing

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, April 1990

Walking on a Tightrope album mixes Johnny Adams' vocals and Percy Mayfield compositions ...

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