Jai Johanny Johanson Southern rock Artist

Jai johanny johanson

Jai Johanny Johanson (born on July 8, 1944, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi), frequently known by the stage name Jaimoe, is an American drummer and percussionist. He is best known as one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band. Johanson came up in the R&B world and began drumming at an early age, often accompanied by friend Lamar Williams on bass. Johanson backed soul singers, including a membership in Otis Redding's touring band in 1966, and afterward touring with the acclaimed soul duo, Sam & Dave. After joining up with Duane Allman in February 1969, he quickly became the first recruit into Allman's new group, soon joined by bassist Berry Oakley, fellow drummer Butch Trucks, guitarist Dickey Betts and lastly Allman's younger brother, singer, organist and pianist Gregg Allman. The group, quickly named after the brothers Allman, began recording demos that April in Macon, Georgia, which became the group's spiritual home. The band's mixture of blues, country, jazz, and rock, spearheaded by the dual lead guitars of Betts and Allman, and the double-drums of Trucks and Jaimoe, were unique at that time, and they rapidly became known as an act that "you had to see live".

Personal details

Date of birth
July 8th, 1944
United States of America
African American

Musical acts

1.The Allman Brothers Band Instrumental rock, Country, Boogie rock, Blues, Hard rock, Blues rock, Roots rock, Electric blues, Country rock, Rock music, Folk rock, Southern rock, Jam band

1969 - 1980

The Allman Brothers Band is an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson. While the band has been called the principal architects of southern rock, they also incorporate elements of blues, jazz, and country music, and their live shows have jam band-style improvisation and instrumentals. The group's first two studio releases stalled commercially, but their 1971 live release, At Fillmore East, represented an artistic and commercial breakthrough. The album features extended renderings of their songs "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" and "Whipping Post", and is often considered among the best live albums. Group leader Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle accident not long afterward, and the band completed Eat a Peach in his memory, a dual studio/live album that cemented the band's popularity.

Member history

Member Role Start End
March 26th, 1969
Vocals, Bass 1969 November 11th, 1972
Percussion, Drums March 26th, 1969 1980
Slide guitar, Vocals, Guitar March 26th, 1969 2000
Guitar, Slide guitar 1969 October 29th, 1971
Organ, Piano, Guitar, Vocals 1969
Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Piano November, 1972 May, 1976
Bass, Vocals 1972 1976
Guitar 1978 1982
David Goldflies
1978 1982
Mike Lawler
1980 1982
David 'Frankie' Toler
1980 1982
Johnny Neel
Keyboard, Harmonica 1989 1990
Slide guitar, Guitar, Vocals 1989 1997
Bass, Backing Vocals 1989 1997
Backing Vocals, Drums, Percussion 1991
Jack Pearson
1997 1999
Vocals, Bass 1997
Slide guitar, Guitar 1999
Guitar 2000 2000


Album title Released Type
The Allman Brothers Band 1969 Studio album
Idlewild South 1970 Studio album
Eat a Peach 1972 Studio album
Brothers and Sisters 1973 Studio album
Win, Lose or Draw 1975 Studio album
Enlightened Rogues 1979 Studio album
Reach for the Sky 1980 Studio album
Brothers of the Road 1981 Studio album
Seven Turns 1990 Studio album
Shades of Two Worlds 1991 Studio album
Where It All Begins 1994 Studio album
Hittin’ the Note 2003 Studio album

Movie performances

1. The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Great Woods (1991)

Documentary, Music
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