1950 to 2010
November 25, 1928 in Holly Springs
Illinois, United States
Chicago blues guitarist
There are more than one artist named Jimmy Johnson 1. Jimmy Johnson is a young rapper from the 6 (Toronto, Ontario). Cosigned by Drake & OVO Sound. In April, 2014, he released his debut EP, 'In God We Trust', fully-produced by Eric Dingus. 2. Jimmy Johnson (born James Earl Thompson, November 25, 1928) is an American blues guitarist and singer. Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States, several of Johnson's brothers had careers in music; among them are soul musician Syl Johnson and Magic Sam bassist Mack Thompson. In his younger years he played piano and sang in gospel groups.