Eric Johnson (guitarist and recording artist from Austin, Texas)

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Eric Johnson (born August 17, 1954) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, and bass guitarist as well as an accomplished pianist and vocalist.

Johnson is skilled in a wide array of musical genres evidenced by the many different styles incorporated in both his studio and live performances including rock, electric and acoustic blues, jazz, fusion, soul-inspired music, folk, new-age, classical, and country and western.

Guitar Player magazine has called Johnson "one of the most respected guitarists on the planet". His 1990 platinum-selling, full-length album, Ah Via Musicom, produced the single, "Cliffs Of Dover", for which Johnson won the 1991 Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

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Year Title Rating Releases
1978 Seven Worlds 3
1986 Tones 4 3
1990 Ah Via Musicom 3 5
1996 Venus Isle 1
2002 Souvenir 1
2005 Bloom 1
2005 Bloom 1
2010 Up Close 1
Makin Whoopie 1
Mariani 1

Album + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
2008 Anaheim Live 1
2010 Live from Austin, TX '84 Live 2
2014 Europe Live Live 1
Austin City Limits: Live From Austin, TX: Eric Johnson Live 1


Year Title Rating Releases
Cliffs of Dover 1

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Year Title Rating Releases
2005 Bloom 1
Alien Love Child / Live And beyond 1

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