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JOHNNY BRISTOL
Soul singer - songwriter - producer

Born on 03.02.1939 in Morganton, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Died on 21.03.2004 in Howell, Brighton Township, Michigan, U.S.A.
Worked for [l1723 from 1959 to 1972 with the top selling acts of the roster like Supremes, The, Smokey Robinson etc.
He also cut some singles in the early 60's as a duo with Jackey Beavers.
He then started working for [l3072.
In 1974 he started his solo career with the notorious smash "Hang On In There Baby".
He released six solo albums from 1974 to 1983.
He last charting single was "My Girl / My Guy" his 1980 duet with Amii Stewart.
 
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Johnny Bristol August 1974 Interview
EVERYONE seems to be knowledgably tipping Johnny Bristol for the same sort of instant and long-standing success that Barry White and Isaac Hayes have enjoyed for so long. Johnny comes from the same musical background — he has spent years producing and writing hits for innumerable artists and, almost by accident, he ended up recording himself. The first by-product of this experiment is a single called "Hang On In There Baby", a song that Johnny wrote and then recorded for himself. The end resu...
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Johnny Bristol August 1974 Interview
EVERYONE seems to be knowledgably tipping Johnny Bristol for the same sort of instant and long-standing success that Barry White and Isaac Hayes have ...
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Johnny Bristol September 1978 Interview
"HANG On In There Baby" remains to this day one of the best selling R&B based records of all time. It carried its creator, Johnny Bristol, from being ...
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Johnny Bristol 1975 Interview
Phone interview conducted April, 1975 Johnny Bristol hit the recording scene in a big way with his mammoth 'Hang On In There Baby' smash after m...
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