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  Robert Johnson

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ROBERT JOHNSON is an entertainer who is equally at home in every arena ofperformance. His voice can be heard on countless national commercials from

United Artists Theaters, IBM and Toyota to Greyhound and Kentucky Fried Chicken. And as Mr. Squirrel on the PBS Saturday Morning Series

The Big Green Rabbit.”

Robert has performed with Bob Hope, Stevie Wonder and Stan Getz. And has

apeared in national and regional productions of Porgy and Bess, Ain’t Misbehavin, Blues In The Night, A Brief History Of White Music, Showboat, The Full Monty and as the voice of the plant in Little Shop Of Horrors.

The National Anthem is prominently featured in Robert’s repertoire; he opened the fourth game of the 1976 World Series in New York and the 1984 NBA All-Star game in Denver. He continues to sing the anthem for many national sporting and corporate events through out the country.

And long before American Idol, Robert caused a stir on Star Search 89 with

Ed McMahon and became one of the top scoring performers in the history of the show.

Since making his home in Denver, Colorado Robert has been named Best Male Vocalist in the Denver Posts Readers Poll, Best Jazz Vocalist by the Colorado Black Artists Association, was honored as Colorado’s Best Male Singer by the News and Radio Media and Best Male Vocalist by the Colorado Songwriters Association.

As a performer with the 17th Avenue All-Stars, an a cappella group that in 1993, won the National Harmony Sweepstakes. Robert not only lent his vocal talents to their CD “ True Colors.” he also produced and recorded the project. And his producing credits don’t stop there! In 1999 he collaborated on the production of “ Jumping Through Hoops “ by Dotsero, a project that climbed to the top of the Billboard Jazz Charts! And more recently his work on “ Seize The Day “ by Michael Friedman garnered a Regional Grammy nod for Best Pop Instrumental Recording.

Currently Robert can be heard on his CD releases through his label Jakarta Records. Those recordings are Richard The Third, Black Prince Road and Home For The Holiday’s. His latest recording the soon to be released jazz project A Long Road Traveled continues to showcase his talents not only as a vocalist, but also as a songwriter, instrumentalist and producer.

Songlists:

Blues Partial Song List

All Blues

Crossroads

Summertime

Red House

Cold Sweat

Body And Fender Man

Can’t Get Next To You

Hound Dog

Thrill Is Gone

I Got News For You

People Get ready

Sweet Home Chicago

When Love Comes To Town

Rainy Night In Georgia

Georgia On My Mind

Further On Down The Road

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

When A Man Loves A Woman

Way You Do The Things You Do

Pop, R&B Partial List

Treasure

Another Star

Crazy

Forget You

Rock With You

Shake Your Body ( Down To The Ground )

Get Lucky

Lean On Me

Don’t You Worry About A Thing

Just The Way You Are

Happy

Shining Star

September

Sing A Song

I Got A Feeling

I Like The Way You Move

Standards Partial Song List

Almost Like Being In Love

Autumn Leaves

Ain’t Misbehavin

Better Than Anything

Can’t Take That Away

Embraceable You

Fly Me To The Moon

How About You

I’m Beginning To See The Light

I Wish You Love

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face

Just In Time

Killer Joe

Lady Is A Tramp

A Train

Meditation

My Romance

World Partial Song List

Waiting In Vain

Red Red Wine

Now That We Found Love

Just A Little Bit Longer

Get Up Stand Up

Stir It Up

No, Woman No Cry

Papa Ndiaya

Harder They Come

Ngolowake

Buffalo Soldier

No One ever Knew

I Shot The Sheriff

Secret Agent

Is This Love

Yellow Moon

Oil Pumpin


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