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The Brothers Johnson

Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, November 1979

'PLATINUM' IS THE perfect word to precede 'record' when you’re a musician today. And with a three-for-three tally, the Brothers Johnson are decorating their walls with discs of the precious metal. Since their first album, Look Out For #1, was released in 1976, the Brothers Johnson–guitarist George, who plays left-handed, and bassist Louis–have sold more than four-and-a-half million copies of their three albums. 'I’ll Be Good To You' (from Look Out For #1) and 'Strawberry Letter 23' (from their second album, Right On Time) were released as singles, sold well over a million each, and were certified gold records.

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