No date; possibly 1990s
Photocopy; Promotional information on back, "Spotlight On Entertainment: 360 Degrees. For bookings call 816-333-4663 [handwritten], Freddie Johnson guitarist. Name: Or 421-6911 Day [handwritten]. James Whitney pianist. American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. 333-4663. For booking contact manager, guitarist Freddie Johnson, Bass player Glen Thurman, Drummer Lowell Jones, Pianist James Whitney. A circle has no beginning and no end, its an interminable shape that just goes on and on ...an apt description for Freddie Johnson's 360 Degree band. The group has gone on and on for 15 years for three members of the band, and they plan to continue infinitely with their limitless music. 1970. Johnson backed Barbara Lynn at the Town Hall Room upon his return back to Kansas City. Later Johnson up with the Soul Sessions at clubs such at the Pen Rod's 19th Hole. 50 Casablanca and OG's. Later, he began playing with Al Hayes and began the 360 degree band in 1975. With the help of James Whitney and Lionell Jones, I began the Number one 3 piece band in the city" said Johnson. We backed people like Syl Johnson, Frankie Lee, Little Johnnie Taylor, Vernon Josette. Little Milton, Z Z Hill, Barbara Lynn, Albert King, Albert Collins, Baby Blond, Rudy Ray Moore, and Jimmy Lynch to name a few. Recording star, James Whitney, will also be there with his new release, I Still Love You The Same Way and Fun In My Life. The 360 Degree Band is one of the most called on bands in the twin-cities. The group has also been featured at Howard Johnsons, Hyatt Regency, Nichols Party House and many other clubs and hotels throughout the city. (Herein called Federation). Contract Blank. Local Number 879-1 K.S. [handwritten]. [Next paragraph illegible] Glen Thurman bass player, back up vocalist. Glen Thurman is the new man in the crowd, having joined. has played with Guitar Watson AND many to name groups. Lanell Jones drummer, back up vocalist rapper. Drummer Lonell Jones backing up Syl Johnson, Frankie Lee, Little Johnnie Taylor, Vernon Josette, Little Milton, Z Z Hilt, Barbara Lynn, Albert King, Albert Collins, Baby Blond, Rudy Ray Moore, and Jimmy Lynch to name a few.
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