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George W Johnson, slave busker 1st black record artist

George W Johnson, slave busker 1st black record artist

A turn of the century recording pioneer with Victor Emerson –
George W Johnson sang for 20 cents per 2 minute recording –
The Library of Congress is now adding Johnson’s “The Laughing Song” to the National Recording Registry –
Born A Slave, Street Performer Was First Black Recording Artist

In 1890, George Washington Johnson became the first African-American to make commercial records. The…

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