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Have you heard of the guitarist Eric Johnson? If not, find out more about him, here.

News by Clarence Published on 13 Jun,2016 Updated on 13 Jun,2016

Eric Johnson is a famous American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who is best known for his magnificent electric guitar skills. He was born on August 17, 1954, and raised in Austin, Texas, US. He belongs to a musically slanted family, Eric along with his three sisters. Johnson began taking in the guitar at age 11 and quickly started advancing through the music that would vigorously impact his future style.

Johnson is additionally an exceptionally capable acoustic,resonator, lap steel and bass guitarist and in addition an expert musician and vocalist. He is gifted in a wide exhibit of musical genres confirm by the wide range of styles incorporated in both his live performance and studio including rock, electric and acoustic soul, fusion, jazz, 
soul-inspired music, new age, folk, western and country, classical and so on.

Guitar Player magazine also honored Eric saying "one of the most respected guitarists on the planet". According to the Guitar World's readers, he was voted No. 47 guitarist out of 100 greatest guitarists of all time. His most popular songs are Song for George, Cliffs of Dover, Manhattan, Trademark. Not only solos he has also been associated with other projects and seen with John5's The Washing Away of Wrong and Steve Morse's Distant Star.

Johnson has always kept his personal life private. In spite of the fact that there is very little news of Johnson's 
private life, he had a girlfriend named Anne in 1996 and another girlfriend Erin who surprised him with a cake on his 57th birthday in front of an audience in Charlotte in 2011. However, there is no information about him being married,divorce or having any children. He is one of the best guitarists of all time that has a net worth of $750 thousand dollars. He is the superstar of the music world.

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