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Johnnie Johnson

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Jul 08, 1924

Johnnie Johnson was born in Fairmont

1941

Johnnie Johnson left West Virginia

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1943

Johnnie Johnson entered the Marines as one of the first African-Americans admitted to the Corps

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1946

Johnnie Johnson began performing in Chicago

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1952

Johnnie Johnson moved to St. Louis and hired Chuck Berry to be in the Johnnie Johnson Trio

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1999

The U. S. Congressional Black Caucus awarded Johnnie Johnson a congressional citation

2000

Johnnie Johnson was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of fame in the sidemen category

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Apr 13, 2005

Johnnie Johnson died


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