John William "Johnny" Pate (born December 5, 1923, Chicago Heights, Illinois) is a former jazz bassist who became a producer, arranger, and leading figure in Chicago soul, pop, and rhythm and blues.
He learned piano and tuba as a child and later picked up the bass guitar. He learned arranging while serving in the United States Army.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1923 (Chicago Heights)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968 - 1969
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||120687||7/31/1968||Power of my baby||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
|Decca||120688||7/31/1968||Don't go to strangers||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
|Decca||120689||7/31/1968||Who can I turn to (When nobody needs me)||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
|Decca||120690||7/31/1968||For once in my life||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
|Decca||120691||7/31/1968||You keep me hanging on||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
|Decca||121403||3/19/1969||For once in my life- 1, 2, 3||Erma Franklin||arranger|
|Decca||121983||8/12/1969||That lucky old sun (Just rolls around heaven all day)-1||Jackie Wilson||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pate, Johnny," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336618.
Pate, Johnny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336618.
"Pate, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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