Reviewing Watson's LP A Real Mother for YaRobert Christgau wrote in Christgau's Eric Martin Explore The World Vol 1 Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies : "Watson has been perfecting his own brand of easy-listening funk for years, and this time he's finally gone into the studio with his guitar Freddie and his drummer Emry and a bunch of electric keyboards and come up with a whole album of good stuff.
The riff-based tracks go on too long but go down easy and the lyrics have an edge. Granted, Watson can't match George Benson 's chops, but this is dance music, chops would just get in the way. The shooting death of his friend Larry Johnny Guitar Watson Aint That A Bitch in and other personal setbacks led to Watson briefly withdrawing from the spotlight in the s. The release of his album Bow Wow in brought Watson more visibility and chart success than he had ever known.
The album received a Grammy Award nomination. And I wasn't the only one. Talking rhyming lyrics to a groove is something you'd hear in the clubs everywhere from Macon to Memphis. Man, talking has always been the name of the game. When I sing, I'm talking in melody. When I play, I'm talking with my guitar. I may be talking trash, baby, but I'm talking". Inhe was given a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in a presentation and performance ceremony at the Hollywood Palladium. DreJay-Zand Mary J.
Snoop Dogg and Dr. What's My Name? Johnny also played the guitar on the G-Funk remix of Dr. Dre 's Grammy award Procol Harum A Salty Dog single Let Me Ride in Watson died of a heart attack on May 17,collapsing on Johnny Guitar Watson Aint That A Bitch while on tour in Yokohama, Japan.
Watson, a recognized master of the Fender Stratocaster guitar, has been compared to Jimi Hendrix and allegedly became irritated when asked about this comparison, supposedly stating: "I used to play the guitar Johnny Guitar Watson Aint That A Bitch on my hands. I had a foot cord and I could get on top of the auditorium — those things Jimi Hendrix was doing, I started that shit.
Zappa also named "Three Hours Past Midnight" his favorite record in a interview. Jimmie Vaughanbrother of Stevie Ray Vaughanis quoted as saying: "When my brother Stevie and I were growing up in Dallaswe idolized very few guitarists. We were highly selective and highly critical. Just one of my favorite singers of all time. I first met him when we were both on the road with Johnny Otis in Octave One Octivation The EP '50s, when I was a teenager.
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