Born: May 5, 1938 | Died: May 31, 2000 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
During a recording career that spanned nearly half a century, Johnnie Taylor covered more genres of African-American music than any other major artist.Despite Johnnie Taylor's awesome run of hit records, he remains somewhat of an enigma, perhaps the most underrated recording artist of all time. Never-the-less, this singing sensation has been one of the most versatile and durable recording artists of the era. During his career, Taylor scored 11 top 40 hits on the Billboard pop chart. With a career than embraced Gospel, Pop, Blues, Do Wop, Memphis Soul, and even Disco, Taylor proved he could handle any piece of music....
Source: James Nadal