Skip to comments.Lubbock crooner, educator Johnson passes away Sunday (doo-wop singer, The Velvets)
Posted on 02/26/2013 8:35:04 AM PST by EveningStar
Virgil Johnson, the 29th entertainer and first black person inducted onto the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock, died Sunday in Covenant Hospital...
Only after a career spent as a beloved educator, was it discovered by the late rock historian Bill Griggs that Johnson was, in fact, also the lead vocalist for doo wop recording group The Velvets...
(Excerpt) Read more at lubbockonline.com ...
Nice to know Lubbock produced something other than the Dixie Chicks.
Well yeah, there’s him too.
One of my favs from that era. Thanks!
Latelyl I haven’t been able to get this one by the Fascinators out of my head: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYFOaSG-2A
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