Happy Birthday Eric Johnson!
Eric Johnson was born in Austin, Texas US, on August 17, 1954.
Johnson is skilled in a wide array of musical genres evidenced by the many different styles incorporated in both his studio and live performances including rock, electric and acoustic blues, jazz, fusion, soul-inspired music, folk, new-age, classical and country and western
Guitar Player magazine has called Johnson "one of the most respected guitarists on the planet". His 1990 platinum-selling, full-length album, 'Ah Via Musicom' produced the single 'Cliff of Dover' for which Johnson won the 1991 Gramy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. He was voted No. 47 on "100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time" by Guitar World's readers.
The full hand of his talents marks him as well as a gifted songwriter, dynamic live performer, singer, pianist, song interpreter, and creator of a rich and diverse musical legacy.
OFF#ROCK Eric Johnson TOP 5 songs
"Trail of Tears" (from Tones, 1986)
"Trademark" (from Ah Via Musicom, 1990)
"Manhattan" (from Venus Isle, 1996)
"Fatdaddy" (from Up Close , 2010)
"Cliffs of Dover" (from Ah Via Musicom, 1990)