Eric Johnson, the American guitarist, songwriter and vocalist was created on August 17, 1954 in Austin, Texas, USA. The Johnson family was musically gifted. Johnson began learning to play the guitar, at the age of 11. Four years after, at the age of 15, he joined up with the group, Mariani. In 1968, the group recorded a demo. The record had not been well received. Yet, years after, the same recorded demo became a tremendously precious collector’s item. Johnson is best known for his ability with the electric guitar. The multi-gifted musician is expert in acoustic, lap steel, resonator and bass guitar. He’s an accomplished vocalist and pianist also. Proficient in various musical genres, he’s included distinct fashions in his live performances and in his studio work also. Johnson works slow and struggles over each record of his. He needs every note, every tone to be perfect. Johnson’s popular tunes are Cliffs of Dover (1990), Song for George (1990), Hallmark (1991) and Manhattan (1996). He’s widely commended for his guitar abilities by famous guitarists like Joe Satriani, Steve Morse, B.B. King and Allan Hodsworth. His incredible musical ability earned him the name “among the most revered guitarists”. Johnson’s platinum selling 1990 record Ah Via Musicom made the single Cliffs of Dover was critically acclaimed. It’s an instrumental composition. His distinguishing musical gift is visible in his record Up Close. The record was launched on his own Vortexan Music Label. The disc has a version of rock, blues, jazz, pop and country. He’s mixed it up with his buddies and guitarists Sonny Landreth and Jimmie Vaughan. Guest vocalists are Steve Miller, Malford Milligan and Jonny Lang. He lets his music simply occur and goes as well as the stream. It functions best for him. Johnson keeps his personal life private. She describes him as a modest man. Was the considerably gifted musician and guitarist Eric Johnson married, divorced? There’s no news, gossip or rumors.