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Johnny Parker

Johnny Parker Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1929
Place of Birth England
Death day June 11, 2010 (80 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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About Johnny Parker

Jazz artist who had a long association with Kenny Ball's Jazzmen beginning in 1969 and lasting until 1978.

Johnny Parker before fame

He worked as a paperboy in order to afford records by pianists Pete Johnson and Albert Ammons.

Achievement of Johnny Parker

He was the pianist on trumpeter Humphrey Lyttleton's hit record Bad Penny Blues from 1956.

Johnny Parker family life

His second wife, South African singer Peggy Phango, was first cousin to singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba.

Associations of Johnny Parker

His piano riff on Lyttleton's 1956 hit may have inspired Paul McCartney's piano playing on Lady Madonna from 1968.

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Latest information about Johnny Parker updated on June 14 2021.