Michael Johnson Photo

Show Biz Photos

16 years old. Third Guitar - 'Emily' by Auggie Rasmussen

Yikes. Going for a Burl Ives kind of thing.

Hippy Days, 1972 Publicity Photo

With Peter Yarrow, St. Cloud, MN, 1972

A&R Studios, NY

Lonely and single, the suffering artiste

Michael Johnson & Steve Goodman, Somebody Else's Troubles, Chicago, 1972
(photo on left courtesy Gil Plotkin)

Mark Henley, Michael Johnson & Ted Sherman

"Mark, Michael & Ted"

"Filled with torpor and ennui"

"Michael & Ted Sherman"

Michael & Steve Goodman

Tab Laven, Michael Johnson, Mark Henley
Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis MN July 22, 1975

Ted Sherman, Tab Laven, Cindy McArthur, Keith Christianson & Michael Johnson
Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis MN July 22, 1975
Both Guthrie photos HennHaus

"Bluer Than Blue shoot. Such a cool, lonely and dangerous hunk."

"Mj and the wonderful Steve Armstrong. A while ago."

"Oh So Mooody. (Studio - I hated those headphones!)"


When EMI America recording artist Michael Johnson (right) opened at The Other End in New York recently, he was welcomed to his two-night engagement by jazz guitarist George Benson (center) and inventor/guitarist Les Paul. --Cashbox magazine

Bryon Hill and Michael Johnson, Nashville, circa 1980
Used with permission from Bryon Hill, byronhillmusic.com

Kim Carnes, MJ, Don Grierson (EMI American A&R)

Minnie Pearl & Lucie Arnaz

"With Crow Johnson"

"Karmann Ghia promo shot"

"Backstage changing strings"

"That's Minnesota Fats"

Party at The Other End on January 1, 1978 in New York City

"Don Potter (guitar-wizard), Brent Maher (producer), Mj back cover not used"

1976 Publicity Photo

Beltrami County Fair, Bemidji MN 8/2/92. Photo with Jubilation
Photo: C. McArthur

Photos: C. McArthur

TV Interview with Bill Carlson, WCCO, Minneapolis MN, 2/26/04

"Gold Record from the Phillippines. Never got a cent from them. Elsie the kitty."

"Back to the Philippines! 2014"

Photos: C. McArthur

Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Michael donates his gold record 12/30/06

With Mary MacGregor
Photos courtesy Karyle Hanson

Mid-America Music Hall of Fame 5/3/08