Bass Legend Louis Johnson Of The Brothers Johnson Passes Away

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The world has lost "Thunder Thumbs". Bass legend Louis Johnson of the Brothers Johnson passed away Thursday at the age of 60. At this time, no cause of death has been reported.

The Brothers Johnson hit it big in 1976 with "Look Out For #1" which hit #1 and the Billboard R&B Chart. Other huge hits were the cover for "Strawberry letter 23" and "Stomp" released in 1980.

Louis was also a highly regarded studio musician used by Michael Jaclson for his "Off The Wall", "Thiller", and "Dangerous" records. He also recorded with George Benson for his huge hit "Give Me The Night".

The news hit sometime last night with musicians finding out on social media before official media reports.-DocFB

Diagnosis: U will be missed "Thunder Thumbs" but never forgotten. Get The Funk Outta My Face.