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Syl Johnson Net Worth is $6 Million. Syl Johnson Nickname is Sly Johnson, Sylvester Thompson, Johnson, Syl. Syl Johnson Ethnicity is African American.. Syl Johnson (born July 1, 1936) is an American blues and soul singer and record producer.
Born Sylvester Thompson in Holly Sp...

Syl Johnson Net Worth is $6 Million.

Syl Johnson Net Worth is $6 Million. Syl Johnson Nickname is Sly Johnson, Sylvester Thompson, Johnson, Syl. Syl Johnson Ethnicity is African American. Syl Johnson is an American blues and soul singer and record producer.
Born Sylvester Thompson in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States, he migrated with his family to Chicago in 1950; blues guitarist Magic Sam was his next-door neighbor. Johnson sang and played with blues artists Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf in the 1950s, before recording with Jimmy Reed for Vee-Jay in 1959. He made his solo debut that same year with Federal, a subsidiary of King Records of Cincinnati, backed by Freddie King on guitar.
He then began recording for Twinight Records of Chicago in the mid 1960s. Beginning with his first hit, "Come On Sock It to Me" in 1967, Johnson dominated the label as both a hitmaker and producer. His song "Different Strokes", also from 1967, featured on the Ultimate Breaks and Beats breakbeat compilation.
Like other black songwriters of the period, several of his records at this time explored themes of African-American iden...
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High Court Won't Hear 'Different Strokes' Copyright Claims

Law360, Springfield (May 15, 2017, 4:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear soul singer Syl Johnson's appeal challenging the Seventh Circuit's October opinion that he should have included claims in an earlier suit that music’s ...
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:51 pm

Judge Tosses “Juice” Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Eric B & Rakim

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop group Eric B. and Rakim and Universal Music Group have emerged victorious in a copyright infringement/forgery lawsuit lodged by soul musician Syl Johnson. Syl Johnson filed a lawsuit against the group in May of 2015, claiming they ...
Posted: January 10, 2017, 11:42 pm

Syl Johnson Planning to Sue Jay-Z and Kanye West Over Sample

Jay-Z and Kanye West allegedly sampled Syl Johnson on Watch the Throne, but didn't clear the usage beforehand—and now the veteran soul singer is planning on suing the chart-topping duo. "The Joy," which is included on the deluxe version of the No. 1 ...
Posted: August 24, 2011, 1:59 pm

Syl Johnson On His Two Grammy Noms: 'Should Have Been Three -- Kanye and Jay-Z Sampled Me'

Syl Johnson playing at London's Barbican in 2005 (Photo: T abatha Fireman/Redferns) One would think an underappreciated soul music legend like Syl Johnson would be elated by his two recent Grammy Award nominations for Best Historical Album and Best Liner ...
Posted: December 15, 2011, 12:56 am

Jay-Z, Kanye West Accused Of Copyright Infringement

Def Jam's lawyers are about to get busier. According to a post on "archival record label" and publisher the Numero Uno Group's blog, acclaimed R&B/soul singer Syl Johnson is considering a lawsuit against the Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West) for an uncleared ...
Posted: August 24, 2011, 9:21 am
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