MP3 Johnny T Thompson - From the Poor Side of Town
Old School Chicago Soul R&B
9 MP3 Songs in this album (45:46) !
Related styles: URBAN/R&B: Rhythm & Blues, URBAN/R&B: Chicago Soul
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Johnny "T" Thompson, a Chicago native who now resides in
Orlando Florida, is an international soul and R&B recording legend. His vast musical history spans decades, being one of the last remaining soul entertainers of the orginial CHITLIN CIRCUIT. He has shared billings with artists such as BB KING, BOBBY BLAND, TYRONE DAVIS, BUDDY GUY and all of the Chicago blues artists. Also, Johnny traveled with Bill Pinkney''s ORIGINAL DRIFTERS during the 80s and 90s.
Early in his career, Johnny recorded on the Chess label, but later moved to Newmiss Records and eventually to Jay-T, his own label.
His previous CD, GIRL I LOVE YOU, remains an international favorite.
For FROM THE POOR SIDE OF TOWN, Johnny deftly mixed blues, funk, ballads and the sounds from his Chicago roots. Johnny''s expertise and smooth styling are obvious throughout the entire CD, and are especially so with his original songs: MONEY IS THE NAME OF THE GAME, PULL YOUR CHAIN OF LOVE, MIND YOUR BUSINESS, GOOD LOVE EXPRESS and GIVING UP ON LOVE.
For his fans around the world, the best of Johnny "T" Thompson is now available on FROM THE POOR SIDE OF TOWN. Enjoy!