Ralph Johnson (musician)

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Ralph Johnson
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Johnson, left, performing with Earth Wind and Fire in 2007
Background information
Born (1951-07-04) July 4, 1951 (age 63)
Los Angeles, California United States
Genres R&B, funk, soul, jazz
Occupations Musician
Instruments Vocals, drums, percussions, keyboards, drum machine
Years active 1968–present
Associated acts Earth, Wind & Fire
Website Ralph Johnson on Myspace

Ralph Johnson (born July 4, 1951 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician. Johnson serves as the percussionist and vocalist for the R&B band, Earth, Wind & Fire, which he joined in 1971.[1]

Johnson has practiced martial arts for over 20 years and holds first degree black belts in both American Tang Soo Do style karate and Kung Fu San Soo.[2]


  1. ^ Ralph Johnson on Myspace. URL accessed on January 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Zacharatos Karate & Kickboxing & Soccer > About Us. URL accessed on January 25, 2010.

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