Discography

Jimmy Johnson Discography | 1960’s to 1990’s

FAME Studio and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio – Jimmy Johnson played, engineered and/or produced.

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1965
Searching For My Love (LP-45) Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces
Road Runner (LP) The Giants
Tell Mama (LP-45) Etta James

1966
Sweet Soul Music (LP-45) Arthur Conley
When A Man Loves A Woman (45) Percy Sledge
Too Weak To Fight (45) Clarence Carter
The Exciting Wilson Pickett (LP) Wilson Pickett
Land Of A 1,000 Dances (45) Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally (45) Wilson Pickett
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man (45) Aretha Franklin
I Never Loved A Man (The Way That I Loved You) (LP-45) Aretha Franklin

1967
I’m Your Puppet (LP-45) James & Bobby Purify
Shake, Rattle and Roll (45) Arthur Conley
King Curtis Plays The Great Memphis Hits (LP) King Curtis
Dreamer (LP) Patti LaBelle & The Bluebells
Aretha Arrives (LP) Aretha Franklin
The House That Jack Built (45) Aretha Franklin
Since You’ve Been Gone (45) Aretha Franklin
Respect (45) Aretha Franklin
Baby I Love You (45) Aretha Franklin
Slip Away (45) Clarence Carter
The Uniques (LP) Joe Stampley & The Uniques
I’d Rather Be An Old Man’s Sweetheart Than A Young Man’s Fool (45) Candi Stanton

1968
Lady Soul (LP) Aretha Franklin
Now (LP) Aretha franklin
See Saw (45) Aretha Franklin
Think (45) Aretha Franklin
This Is Clarence Carter (LP) Clarence Carter
Take Time To Know Her (45) Percy Sledge

1969
Mourning In The Morning (LP-45) Otis Rush
More Sweet Soul Music (LP) Arthur Conley
Aretha’s Gold (LP) Aretha Franklin
Testifyin’ (LP-45) Clarence Carter
3614 Jackson Highway (LP) Cher
Hey Jude (LP-45) Wilson Pickett
Loan Me A Dime (45) Boz Scaggs
Boz Scaggs (LP) Boz Scaggs
Glass Onion (LP-45) Arif Mardin
Take A Letter Maria (45) R.B. Greaves

1970
Ronnie Hawkins (LP) Ronnie Hawkins
Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty (LP) Herbie Mann
A Little Bit Of Soap (45) Paul Davis
This Girl’s In Love With You (45) Aretha Franklin
There’s Always Something There To Remind Me (45) R.B. Greaves
New Routes (LP) LuLu
Oh Me, Oh My (45) LuLu
Right On (LP) Wilson Pickett
Sugar, Sugar (45) Wilson Pickett
Southern Fried (LP) John Hammond
Stealing In The Name Of The Lord (45) Paul Kelly
Call Me (45) Aretha Franklin
Eleanor Rigby (45) Aretha Franklin
Five’ll Get You Ten (LP) Cowboy
High Time We Went (45) Joe Cocker

1971
Brown Sugar (45) Rolling Stones
Sticky Fingers (LP) Rolling Stones
Wild Horses (45) Rolling Stones
Heavy Makes You Happy (45) Staple Singers
Don’t Knock My Love (LP-45) Wilson Pickett
Lies (LP-45) J.J. Cale
It Hurts So Good (45) Katie Love
Mary Called Jeanie Greene (LP) Jeanie Greene
Understanding (LP) Bobby Womack
Respect Yourself (45) Staple Singers
A Very Lovely Lady (45) Linda Ronstadt
Up On The Roof (45) Laura Nyro
Dynaflow (45) Boz Scaggs
That’s The Way I Feel About You (45) Bobby Womack
Alice (45) Eddy Mitchell (French)
The Shelter People (LP) Leon Russell

1972
Carny (LP) Leon Russell
Tightrope (45) Leon Russell
Starting All Over Again (LP-45) Mel and Tim
I’ll Take You There (45) Staple Singers
If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don’t Want To Be Right)(45) Luther Ingram
Smokestack Lightning (LP) Mike Harrison
The Train I’m On (LP) Tony Joe White
From The Roots Comes The Rapper (45) Joe Tex
Smith, Perkins, Smith (LP) Smith, Perkins, Smith
Baby Ruth (45) Sailcat
The Harder They Come (45) Jimmy Cliff
School Of Life (45) Tommy Tate
Eve (45) Jim Capaldi
Barry Goldberg (LP) Barry Goldberg
Harry Hippie (45) Bobby Womack
Back In ’72 (LP) Bob Seger
Get Ready (45) King Curtis
The Percy Sledge Way (LP) Percy Sledge

1973
Kodachrome (45) Paul Simon
Loves Me Like A Rock (45) Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin’ Simon (LP) Paul Simon
Hurts So Good (45) Millie Jackson
Cleopatra Jones (LP) Soundtrack
Mel And Tim (LP) Mel And Tim
Baby Lay Your Head Down (45) Eddie Floyd
Shootout At The Fantasy Factory (LP) Traffic
Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation (45) The Dells
Taylored In Silk (LP) Johnnie Taylor
I Believe In You (You Believe In Me) (45) Johnnie Taylor
Lookin’ For A Love (LP-45) Bobby Womack
On The Road (Live In Europe) (LP) Traffic
Flute Of The Loom (LP) Frank Weiss
Oh How We Danced (LP) Jim Capaldi
It All Comes Back (45) Orleans
Gypsy Symphony (LP) Wendy Waldman
One More River To Cross (LP) Canned Heat
Be What You Are (LP) Staple Singers
Be Altitude (LP) Staple Singers

1974
If You’re Ready Come Go With Me (45) Staple Singers
Phases and Stages (LP) Willie Nelson
Bloody Mary Morning (45) Willie Nelson
Still Crazy After All These Years (45) Paul Simon
Prone To Lean (LP) Donnie Fritts
Long As You Love Me (LP) Betty Crutcher
I Was Checkin’Out, She Was Checkin’ln (45) Don Covay
I’ll Be Your Everything (LP-45) Percy Sledge
As Long as He Takes Care Of Home (45) Candi Staton
Whale Meat Again (LP) Jim Capaldi
Pickett In The Pocket (LP) Wilson Pickett
Patchouli (LP) Ben Atkins
Hobos, Heroes and Street Comer Clowns (LP) Don Nix
Been Here All The Time (45) Don Preston
Mood, Heart and Soul (LP) Joe Simon
Road (LP) Johnny Rivers
City In The Sky (LP) Staple Singers
Super Taylor (LP) Johnnie Taylor
Becky Hobbs (LP) Becky Hobbs
Millie Jackson (LP) Millie Jackson
Caught Up (LP-45) Millie Jackson

1975
Katmandu(45) Bob Seger
Sailin'(45) Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing(LP) Rod Stewart
Kazuhiko Kato (LP) Kazuhiko Kato (Japanese)
One Step Beyond(LP) Johnnie Taylor
I Am Somebody(45) Johnnie Taylor
I Dont’ Wanna Lose You(45) Johnnie Taylor
Seductive Reasoning(LP) Maggie And Terri Roche
Short Cut Draw Blood(LP) Jim Capaldi
No Reservations(LP) Blackfoot
My Little Town(45) Simon And Garfunkle
Still Caught up(LP) Millie Jackson
Leftovers(45) Millie Jackson
Feelings(LP) Paul Anka
Here I Am Again(45) Candi Staton
Touch Me Baby(45) Tamiko Jones
Born To Get Down(LP-45) Muscle Shoals Horns
Hard Times(LP) Peter Yarrow

1976
Thinkin Of You (45) Paul Davis
Southern Tracks And Fantasies (LP) Paul Davis
Sweet Soul Music (LP) Jose Feliciano
Mike Finnigan (LP) Mike Finnigan
Tonight’s The Night (45) Rod Stewart
Flying High (LP) Blackfoot
Free And In Love (45) Millie Jackson
Raggie(LP) Bjorn Jason Lindh
There You Are/Bad Risk (45) Millie Jackson
Music… Music (LP) Lloyd Price
Misty Blue (45) Dorothy Moore
Dee Dee Bridgewater (LP) Dee Dee Bridgewater
Untouched (LP) The Emotions
Open Up Your Heart (45) Muscle Shoals Horns
Boule Noire (LP) Boule Noire (Canadian)
Home Is Where The Heart Is (LP) Bobby Womack
Aimes-tu La Vie Comme(45) Boule Noire
Les Annees Passent(45) Boule Noire
Toulouse(LP) Toulouse
Eargasm(LP) Johnnie Taylor
Ladies Choice(LP) Bonnie bramlett
Torn Between Two Lovers(LP-45) Mary MacGregor
Night Moves(LP) Bob Seger
Main Street(45) Bob Seger
Love Songs(LP) Peter Yarrow
Very Extremely Dangerous(LP) Eddie Hinton

1977
Crying In My Sleep (45) Art Garfunkle
Watermark (LP) Art Garfunkle
Street Survivors (LP) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Feelin’ Bitchy (LP) Millie Jackson
A Moment’s Pleasure (LP-45) Millie Jackson
Four(LP) Billy Swan
Izitso (LP) Cat Stevens
Only The Lonley (LP) Mavis Staples
Easy To Love (45) Ola Magnell(Swedish)
Hostkanning (LP) Ola Magnell (swedish)
Bamalama (LP) Pugh Rogefeldt(Swedish)
Smoke From A Distant Fire (45) Sanford-Townsend
Sanford-Townsend (LP) Sandford-Townsend
Dorothy Moore (LP) Dorothy Moore
Edwards And Ralph (LP) Edwards And Ralph
Potion Magique (LP) Boule Noire
Motivation(LP) Bob Crewe Sometimes(LP) The Facts Of Life
Sometimes (LP) The Facts Of Life
Sailin’ (LP) Kim Carnes

1978
If Were Not Back In Love By Monday (45) Millie Jackson
Get It Out Cha System (LP) Millie Jackson
Gotham Flasher (LP) Gotham Flasher
Taxi Pour Une Nuit Blanche (LP) Boule Noire(Canadian)
Unlock Your Mind (LP-45) Staple Singers
Don’t Let Go (LP) Tony Orlando
I Just Wanna Turn You On (45) Staple Singers
When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman (45) Dr.Hook
Sharing The Night Together (45) Dr.Hook
Pleasure And Pain (LP) Dr.Hook
Second Wind (LP) Delbert McClinton
Against The Grain (LP) Phoebe Snow
Fun Time (45) Joe Cocker
Luxury You Can Afford (LP) Joe Cocker
Down South Jukin’ (45) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Skynyrd’s First…..And Last (LP) Lynyrd Skynyrd
We’ve Got Tonight (45) Bob Seger
Stranger In Town (LP) Bob Seger
Old Time Rock And Roll (45) Bob Seger
Dig A Little Deeper (LP) Latimore
Make it Good (LP) Prince Phillip Mitchell
Roads Of Life (LP) Bobby Womack
Pieces (LP) Bobby Womack
Dark Eyed Lady Donna Fargo
Ain’t No Way To Forget You (45) Levon Helm
Levon Helm (LP) Levon Helm

1979
Communique (LP) Dire Straits
Slow Train Coming (LP-45) Bob Dylan
Gotta Serve Somebody (45) Bob Dylan
Tonight, I Feel Like Dancing (LP-45) Mavis Staples
Platinum And Gold (LP) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Loveline (LP) Eddie Rabbit
Pour Me Another Tequila (45) Eddie Rabbit
Suspicions (45) Eddie Rabbit
4×4(LP) Strarland Vocal Band
The Origional Disco Man (LP) James Brown
It’s Too Funky In Here (45) James Brown
Royal Rapper (LP) Millie Jackson & Issac Hayes
Coconut Telegraph (LP) Jimmy Buffett
Honest Lullaby (LP) Joan Baez
The Jukes (LP) Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes
Ooh Wee She’s Killing Me (45) Johnnie Taylor
Burnin’ The Ballroom Down (LP) The Amazing Rhythm Aces
The Amazing Rhythm Aces (LP) The Amazing Rythm Aces
Against The Wind (LP) Bob Seger
Fire Lake (45) Bob Seger
Runaway Dreams (LP) Greg Adams(Canadian)
Sometimes You Win (LP) Dr.Hook
Better Love Next Time (45) Dr. Hook
Bang A Gong (45) Witch Queen
It’s In There And It’s Got To Come Out (LP)Kate Taylor

1980
Changes (LP) Billy “Crash” Craddock
Body Language (LP) Patti Austin
Saved (LP) Bob Dylan
The Jealous Kind (LP) Delbert McClinton
Giving It Up For Your Love (45) Delbert McClinton
People (LP) James Brown
Sexy Eyes (45) Dr.Hook
Gone Too Far (45) Eddie Rabbit
Happy Birthday (45) Eddy Mitchell (French)
Take What You Find (LP) Helen Reddy
Storm Windows (LP) John Prine
McGuinn-Hillman (LP) McGuinn-Hillman
Borrowed Time (LP) Johnny Rivers
Jackson Highway (LP) Jackson Highway
How The Hell Do You Spell Rhythum(LP) The Amazing Rhythm Aces

1981
Gimme You (LP) Billy Burnette
I Had To Say It (LP) Millie Jackson
Reunion(LP) Jerry Jeff Walker
Fancy Free (LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Full House-Aces High (LP) The Amazing Rhythm Aces
Plain’ From The Heart (LP) Delbert McClinton
Breakthrough (LP) Lenny LeBlanc

1982
Billy Vera (LP) Billy Vera
Russell Smith (LP) Russell Smith
Comin Home (LP) Bob Seger
Bobbie Sue (LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Christmas(LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Thank God For Kids The Oak Ridge Boys
Standing On The Edge (LP) Frankie Miller
Levon Helm (LP) Levon Helm
Old Enough (LP) Lou Ann Barton
The Rhythm And The Blues Z. Z. Hill
Night After Night (LP) Steve Cropper
Right From The Start (LP) Will McFarlane

1983
E.S.P. (LP) Millie Jackson
Shine On (LP) Muscle Shoals Horns
American Made (LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Deliver (LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Ozark Mountain Jubilee (45) The Oak Ridge Boys
I Guess It Never Hurts The Oak Ridge Boys
To Hurt Sometimes (45)
Money And Cigarettes (LP) Eric Clapton
Knockout (LP) Margie Joseph
Say A Prayer (LP) Lenny LeBlanc
Michele Pillar (LP) Michele Pillar
I’m A Bluesman (LP) Z. Z. Hill
The Thrasher Brothers (LP) Thrasher Brothers
Greatest Hits (LP) Billy “Crash” Craddock
No Fun Aloud (LP) Glenn Frey

1984
Steve Bassett (LP) Steve Bassett
Fantasies (LP) Peter Pringle (Canadian)
Playing For Keeps (LP) Little Milton
Uphill Climb (45) James Govan
Donna Fargo (LP) Donna Fargo
Bluesmaster (LP) Z. Z. Hill
Valotte (LP-45) Julian Lennon
Havana Moon (LP) Carlos Santana
The Allnighter (LP) Glenn Frey
The Convertibles (LP) The Convertibles
Colony Of Heaven (LP) Will McFarlane

1985
The Dealers (LP) The Dealers
Digital Works (LP) Ahmad Jamal
Good Time Man (LP) Latimore
Love Talkin’ (LP) Denise Lasalle
I Will Survive (LP) Little Milton
In Memorium 1935-1984 (LP) Z.Z.Hill
The Rose Brothers (LP) Rose Brothers
The Forester Sisters (LP) Forester Sisters
There’s No Way (45) Alabama
She Loves My Car (45) Ronnie Milsap
American Vagabond (LP) William Lee Golden
Harmony (LP) John Conlee
Sportin’ Life (LP) Willie De Ville
Leaning On Me (45) Jeff Dugan

1986
Seasons(LP) The Oak Ridge Boys
Perfume, Ribbons And Pearls (LP) Forester Sisters
Fire At First Sight (LP) The Kendalls
Miguel Rios (LP) Miguel Rios(Spanish)
Hold Me Back (45) Connie Smith
Rain And Fire (LP) Denise Lasalle
Make You Feel Loved Again (45) Luther Ingram
Letters From Mississippi (LP) Eddie Hinton
After All (LP) Bobby “Blue” Bland
Wall To Wall (LP) Johnnie Taylor
Step Out (LP) The Oakridge Boys
Touch A Hand Make A Friend (45) The Oakridge Boys
Little Things (45) The Oakridge Boys
Everything Is Coming Up Roses (LP) The Rose Brothers
Billy “Crash” Craddock (LP) Billy”Crash” Craddock
Crusader(LP) Cindy Richardson
Every Way But Wrong (LP) Latimore
Return To The Scene Of The Crime(LP) The Rossington Band
Tell It Like It Use To Be (LP) T.Graham Brown
Hell And High Water (45) T.Graham Brown
Don’t Go To Strangers (45) T.Graham Brown

1987
American Faces (LP) John Conlee
Domestic Life (45) John Conlee
Hopeless Romantic (45) Billy And The Beaters
Devistation (LP) Prince Phillip Mitchell
You’re Gonna Come Back To Love (45) Prince Phillip Mitchell
Heart Of The Country (LP) B.W. Stevenson
Lover Boy (LP) Johnnie Taylor
Brilliant Conversationalist (LP-45) T. Graham Brown
Rock Me (45) Mosley And Johnson
Mosley And Johnson (LP) Mosley And Johnson
All To You (LP) Keith Pringle
It’s Lying Time Again (LP) Denise Lasalle
Somewhere In The Night Sawyer Brown
Old Friends And Golden Bridges (LP) Micket Newbury
Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings (45)Toni Jolene
Home Of The Blues (45) Randy Cutlip
Alabama Has It All (45) Alabama State Legislature

1988
Swamp Music (45) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Southern By The Grace Of God ’87 Tribut Tour “Live” (45) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Welcome Me Home (45) The Rossington Band
Love Your Man (LP) The Rossington Band
I Guess I Just Missed You (LP) Canyon
The Last Resort (45) T. Graham Brown
Careless Whisper (45) (Japan) George Michael
Lyin’ In His Arms Again (45) Forester Sisters
Clutch (LP) Clutch
Roadhouses & Dance Halls (LP) Lonnie Mack
Premium (LP) Mosley & Johnson
No Greater Love (LP) Keith Pringle
Soul Searchin’/True Love (45) Glenn Frey
Fellow Travelers (LP) John Conley

1989
Let’s Talk About Us (LP) Shane Barmby
In Control (LP) Johnnie Taylor
Where The Hits Are (LP) Connie Frances
Midnight Run (LP) Bobby Blue Bland
Slow Down (LP) Latimore
I Just Missed You (LP) Canyon

1990
Feel The Love (LP) Dorothy Moore
Still Trapped (LP) Denise LaSalle
Rainbow Down The Road (LP) B. W. Stevenson
Crazy Bout You (LP) Johnnie Taylor
Too Much Pain (LP) Little Milton
Mood Ring (LP) Second Self
Work It Out (LP) Jim Horn
Radio Romance (LP)Canyon
Magnify Him (LP) Keith Pringle & Angel Voices of Faith
Bad Dream (CD) Little Milton
Believe (CD) Keith Pringle & Angel Voices of Faith
God’s Word Shall Stand (S) Keith Pringle & Angel Voices of Faith
Have This Chance (S) Keith Pringle
I Pity THe Fool (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
I’m Loved (S) Denise LaSalle
Paper Thin (S) Denise LaSalle
Radio Romance (CD) Canyon
Seein’ You Again (S) Dorothy Moore
Shower You With Love (S) Latimore
Some Girls Do (CD) Sawyer Brown
Sunday Morning Love (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
The Dirt Road (CD) Sawyer Brown
The Only Way Is Up (S) Latimore
Wild Thang (All Night Long) (S) Denise LaSalle

1991
Bending The Rules (S) Little Milton
Billy Joe Walker (CD) Billy Joe Walker
Blues From The Montreux Jazz Festival (S) B. Bland, J. Taylor, D. LaSalle, Mosley & Johnson
Body 2 Body (S) Margie Joseph
Cafe Woman (S) Little Milton
Closer To The Truth (CD) Tony Joe White
Cool Town Woman (CD) Tony Joe White
Crazy Over You (S) Johnny Taylor
Here It Is Another Christmas (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
Hurtin’ Love (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
I Know It’s Wrong, But I Can’t Just Do Right (S) Johnnie Taylor
I’ve Got A Date (S) Forester Sisters
It’s Over (S) Little Milton
Merry, Merry Christmas (S) Johnnie Taylor
Portrait Of The Blues (CD) Bobby ‘ Blue’ Bland
Reality (S) Little Milton
The Other Side (S) Tony Joe White
Up Against The Big Sky (S) John Hiatt
You Inspire Me (S) Margie Joseph
You Left A Gold Mine For A Golddigger(S) Little Milton

1992
A Woman Without Love (S) Dorothy Moore
Another One Bites the Dust (S) Denise LaSalle
Brother (CD) Cry Of Love
Don’t Jump My Pony (S) Denise LaSalle
Double Take (S) Little Milton
Everyday (CD) Widespread Panic
Hearts Are Made To Be Loved (S) Shirley Brown
How Did You Feel (S) Clarence Carter
I Keep Falling For You (S) Little Milton
I’ll Get Over You (S) John Hiatt
It’s Too Late (S) Clarence Carter
Joy And Pain (S) Shirley Brown
Junk Cars (S) Mac McAnally
Love Bug (S) Blue Blot
Love Me Right (CD) Denise LaSalle
No We Ain’t From Clarksdale (CD) The Beat Daddy’s
Stay Close To Home (CD) Dorothy Moore
The Right Time (CD) Etta James
The Southland (CD) Steve Bassettt & The Mystic Soul Bubbas
These Arms Of Mine (S) Blue Blot
Traces (S) Jason Grigsby
XV With Class (CD) Jason Grigsby

1993
Catchin’ Up (CD) LAtimore
His Glory (CD) Bridget Taylor
Hurt On A Hurtin’ (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
I Smell A Rat (S) Latimore
Outskirts Of Town (CD) Sawyer Brown
Rio Grande (S) Eddy Mitchell (French)
Snatchin’ It Back (S) Latimore
Songscape (CD) Radio Tokoyo
Thank God For You (S) Sawyer Brown
The Story Must Be Told (S) Joe Simon
These Arms Of Mine (S) Joe Simon
Years Of Tears (S) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland

1994
Baby Please Come Back (CD) Little Milton
Fire Storm (CD) Dorothy Norwood
I Will Never Be The Same (S) Melissa Etheridge
Love Of A Woman (CD) Beat Daddy’s
One Man’s Trash (S) Denise LaSalle
Swedish Radio Themes (S) Kalle Oldby (Swedish)

1995
ASAP (CD) Tim Sharpton
Ain’t That Lovin’ You (CD) Johnnie Taylor
Favorite Song (CD) Dorothy Moore
God Loves Alabama/Rosanna (CD) Phil Driscoll
Hole In The Sky (CD) Luke Walter, Jr.
Never Say It’s Over (CD) George Zalucki
Once In A Lifetime Love (CD) Gail Harris
The Big Picture (CD) Sawyer Brown
Twenty Room House (CD) Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland

–  compiled by Dick Cooper