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Richard Leo Johnson

Richard Leo Johnson
Country
United States
Profile
Richard Leo Johnson American guitarist known for unusual techniques and unexpected harmonies.
Website
http://richardleojohnson.com
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Releases on file (8)
Richard Leo Johnson — Celeste Richard Leo Johnson — Celeste
(Soft Science SOFT_011, 2014, CD)
Richard Leo Johnson and Gregg Bendian — Who Knew Charlie Shoe? Richard Leo Johnson and Gregg Bendian — Who Knew Charlie Shoe?
(Cuneiform Rune 258, 2007, CD)
Richard Leo Johnson — The Legend of Vernon McAlister Richard Leo Johnson — The Legend of Vernon McAlister
(Cuneiform Rune 222, 2006, CD)
Richard Leo Johnson Trio — Poetry of Appliance Richard Leo Johnson Trio — Poetry of Appliance
(Cuneiform Rune 198, 2004, CD)
Various Artists —  156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists Various Artists — 156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists
(Cuneiform Rune 163, 2002, CD)
Richard Leo Johnson — Language Richard Leo Johnson — Language
(Blue Note 7243 5 24329 2 9, 2000, CD)
Richard Leo Johnson — Fingertip Ship Richard Leo Johnson — Fingertip Ship
(Metro Blue 7243 4 96901 2 7 , 1998, CD)
Richard Johnson and Jud Martindale — Creatures of Habit Richard Johnson and Jud Martindale — Creatures of Habit
(11 el-0113, 1993, CD)

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Strawbs - Lay down with the Strawbs – As live Strawbs albums go, this two disc set is an outstanding one, recorded in March 2006 at Robin 2, Bilston UK featuring the mid-70s lineup same as you would find on Hero and Heroine or Ghosts (and...  (2009) » Read more

Secret Oyster - Vidunderlige Kælling – While listening to this album, I find myself often comparing it to Camel’s Snow Goose. For one thing, there is a certain stylistic similarity, as they are both keyboard-centric instrumental rock...  (2006) » Read more

Might Could - All Intertwined – Three guitars and a bass, no drums, no keyboards and no vocals, all intertwined. And a perfect title to describe what’s going on here across these eleven short to mid-length tracks. This is...  (2006) » Read more

Halloween - Merlin – Halloween are a modern French outfit, who have often been compared to Pulsar. With their third album, Merlin, they live up to that comparison, but the approach here is more assertive and perhaps less...  (1994) » Read more

Brandywine Bridge - An English Meadow – English trio Brandywine Bridge released its LP, An English Meadow, in 1978. The album, just reissued by Kissing Spell, contained twelve original songs penned in the style of traditional English folk...  (2003) » Read more



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