Conrad O. "Prof" Johnson

Saxophone

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

SELECTED RECORDINGS

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)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

    https://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2008/02/conrad-o-johnson-former-leader-of-the-kashmere-stage-band-dies-at-92. Accessed January 

    20, 2018.

Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Bradley, Andy and Roger Wood.  House of Hits. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Dahl, Linda. Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of A Century of Jazzwomen. New York: Limelight Editions, 1984.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.

Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

Wood, Roger. “Houston’s Blues Teachers,” Living Blues, July/August 1998, issue 140, volume 29, no. 4, p. 42.

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

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