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L.J. Johnson

b. Louis Maurice Johnson, 10 Dec 1950, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This soulful high tenor created the group Family members Affair at age 13 along with his sibling Robert and sister Sherry. On the next couple of years the trio developed right into a sextet referred to as PEOPLE. Johnson was conscripted in 1971 and on his come back from the military, caused Chicago group the Feeling Mixers, who also included potential Hi-NRG celebrity Evelyn Thomas. He and Evelyn had been spotted by maker Danny Leake who launched these to UK maker/article writer Ian Levine, who was simply in Chicago searching for functions. Levine was impressed with Johnson and their 1st recording collectively ‘Your Magic Put A Spell On Me’, that was tailor-made for the united kingdom northern soul picture, jumped directly into the UK Best 40 in its 1st week of launch in 1976. Despite his tv and live shows in the united kingdom and some solid produces on Mercury and AVI, the vocalist who remained unfamiliar in his homeland, by no means managed a graph return.

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