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Jimmy Johnson, Muscle Shoals Guitarist Who Backed Soul & Rock Giants, Dead at 76

Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section member could be heard on hundreds of records and worked with Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Wilson Pickett and Lynyrd Skynyrd

Jonathan Bernstein Sep 06, 2019

Jimmy Johnson (center), the Muscle Shoals guitarist who backed Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon and Wilson Pickett, has died at the age of 76. Photo: House Of Fame LLC/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images


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