Donald Ray Johnson was born in Texas in 1951. Grammy winner and five-time Maple Blues Award winner, he has scoured clubs and major international stages around the world.
As a solo blues and r'n'b artist, Donald R Johnson has recorded seven albums that showcase his writing skills as well as his traditional, contemporary and gospel influences. Although he lives in Canada, he recorded his latest album “Bluesin Around”, in France, with the Gas Blues Band, directed by Gaspard Ossikian. Donald R Johnson and the Gas Blues Band have been touring the world for the past decade.