Plas Johnson

Plas John Johnson Jr.

Also known as Govenor Plas Johnson, Johnson, P Johnson, P. Johnson, Plass Johnson, Plaz Johnson
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Discography of Plas Johnson:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Popcorn / Hoppin' Mad 2 Audio 1957 Capitol Records
2 Hot Tracks 8 Audio 1976 Concord Jazz
3 Come Rain Or Shine 2 Audio 1957 Capitol Records
4 After You've Gone 7 Audio 1975 Concord Jazz
5 Bop Me Daddy 8 Audio 1956
6 L.A. '55 8 Audio Carell Music
7 Rockin' With The Plas - The Capitol Singles 14 Audio 1982 EMI Pathé Marconi
8 The Blues 8 Audio 1976 Concord Jazz
9 This Must Be The Plas 12 Audio 1959 Capitol Records
10 Positively 11 Audio 2006 Pure Audiophile Records, Ltd.
11 Downstairs / The Loop 2 Audio Capitol Records
12 Downstairs / The Loop 2 Audio Capitol Records
13 Hot Tracks 8 Audio Concord Jazz


Plas John Johnson (July 21, 1931, Donaldsonville, USA) is an American jazz saxophonist, probably most widely known as the soloist on [a=Henry Mancini]'s "The Pink Panther Theme".

Plas and brother [a=Ray Johnson] formed the Johnson Brothers Combo, that played in and around New Orleans before 1951.

Johnson is the featured soloist of countless albums, including those of [a=Frank Sinatra], [a=Peggy Lee], [a=Nat King Cole], [a=Barbra Streisand], [a=Quincy Jones], [a=Ray Charles], [a=Ella Fitzgerald], [a=Linda Ronstadt], [a=Sarah Vaughan] and was a regular session sideman during [l=Capitol Records] golden years.


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