Conrad O. "Prof" Johnson


Date of Birth:  November 15, 1915    Victoria, TX

Date of Death:  February 3, 2008    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Paradise South Cemetery

                          1006 Cullen Boulevard

                          Pearland, TX 77584

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Block 1, Plot 265, Space 2

                            29° 34' 3" N / 95° 20' 59" W


Addicted To Your Love / All I Need In Life Is You, Ralory Songs of Love Inc. (91986-RTS)

Conney's Combo with L.C. Williams, That's Alright / Gonna Change My Love, Freedom Records (1510)

L.C. Williams with Conney's Combo, Shout Baby Shout, Freedom Records (1517)

Howling on Dowling - R&B from Houston 1947-1951, Krazy Kat (KK 7444)

Boogie Uproar: Texas Blues And R&B 1947-1954, JSP Records (JSP7758)


Alapatt, Eothen. "Conrad O. Johnson, Former Leader Of The Kashmere Stage Band, Dies At 92,", February 4, 2008. Accessed January 

    20, 2018.

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Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

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