Tuesday, 27 August 2019

1067) George Folunsho "Ginger" Johnson

George Folunsho "Ginger" Johnson (1916 – 1975). Nigerian percussionist and bandleader who was a prominent musician in London from the 1950s to the early 1970s. He led Ginger Johnson and His African Messengers, and recorded and performed with Edmundo Ros, The Rolling Stones, Ronnie Scott and Quincy Jones among many others.

- "... he was nicknamed "Ginger" for his reddish hair and freckles.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Johnson…

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