John Blair

John Franklin Blair

Also known as Blair, Dr. John Blair, J. Blair, John Blare, Johnathan Blair, Jonathan Blair, Master John Blair

Discography of John Blair:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Natural Mind Way (Survival Diet) 3 Audio Conscience Records (2)
2 Momma Said Shut-Up 2 Audio 1985 SAKB Records
3 Respect 2 Audio 1983 3C Records
4 We Belong Together 8 Audio 1977
5 Momma Said Shut-Up 2 Audio 1985 SAKB Records
6 Southern Love 10 Audio 1976 Columbia
7 Southern Love 10 Audio 1976 Columbia
8 Mystical Soul 6 Audio 1971 A&R Records
9 We Belong Together 8 Audio 1977 CTI Records
10 We Belong Together / I'm A Wizard 2 Audio 1977 CTI Records
11 We Belong Together 8 Audio 1977 CTI Records
12 Mystical Soul 9 Audio 1971 Stateside
13 Respect / Trust 2 Audio Circle Records Ltd
14 We Belong Together 8 Audio 1977
15 We Belong Together 8 Audio 1977


Violinist & guitarist born November 8h 1943 Toledo, Ohio.

Dr. John Blair (or Master John Blair) grew up in California and began taking violin lessons as a child, graduating with honors from Lincoln High School in San Diego in 1961.

Blair became a heavy academic, holding degrees from Eastman and Curtis conservatories. He even founded a school (The Universal Natural System).

He is most known to invent the Vitar, an acoustic combination of violin and guitar. He featured on many jazz funk in the early 70's and released a few sought after psych-funk releases on Mercury, Columbia and CTI.

During the 80's he disapeared of the map never to return.

He died June 3rd 2006 of Heart failure in New York, NY.


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