Mike Johnson, Country Music's No.1 Black Yodeler

Mike Johnson is Country Music's No.1 Black Yodeler

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MAJJ Productions 45-rpm Single #M001

Released April 1981

Recorded at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee in April 1981.


Side 1: King of the Fish

Producer: Mike Johnson

Publisher: MAJJ Productions

Songwriter: Mike Johnson lyrics

Publisher: Tree Publishing

Songwriter: Roger Miller music


Side 2: Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin

Producer: Mike Johnson

Publisher: MAJJ Productions

Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson's Guitar Songs Vol.1 * MAJJ Productions Catalog #MA001 * Released 1983

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Mike Johnson * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Sunburst Logo, and Graphics by Mike Johnson

This Acoustic release featured just Mike and his guitar. It was recorded & manufactured by Mike Johnson's at his MAJJ Productions in Washington, DC in February 1983 and was sold via mail-order and live performance gigs only, and not on retail consignment like his prior and subsequent releases.

                                         Side-1:                                                                                        Side-2:

                                         1. Sweet Tender Rose                                                              1. Pictures On the Wall

                                         2. A Thousand Things                                                            2. Sammy

                                         3. Always For You                                                                   3. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin

                                         4. Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)                                  4. Last Night I Heard You Cryin' In Your Sleep

                                         5. Snakes Don't Sleep On a Hot Rock                                  5. The Yodel (yodeling song)

                                         6. If This Old Tree Could Talk                                              6. I Don't Want to Sing'em

                                         7. Dead Drunk and Hung Over                                           7. I Aim to Be the Best (yodeling song)

                                         8. God Bless My Little Goober                                               8. Nursery Rhymes Rated "R"

                                                                                                                                               9. Let's Take It Easy

Pata del Lobo Music 45rpm Single #S068601

Released June 1986

Recorded at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee in June 1986.


Side 1: Hooked On Rodeo

Producer: Mike Johnson

Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music

Songwriter: Mike Johnson


Side 2: I Hear Her Words Ringin’

Producer: Mike Johnson

Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music

Songwriter: Mike Johnson

I Believe In Roy Rogers * Pata del Lobo Music Catalog #C118601 * Released November 1986

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photo & Wolf Paw Log by Mike Johnson * Graphics by Champ Recording Studio

Song #1 & Songs #2 & #5 recorded and mastered at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tn.

All other songs recorded and mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tn.

                                                       Side-1:                                                                              Side-2:

                                                       1. Just A Nobody (yodeling song)                             1. Hooked On Rodeo (yodeling song)

                                                       2. Snakes Don't Sleep On a Hot Rock                        2. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin

                                                       3. Sammy                                                                        3. I Hear Her Words Ringin'

                                                       4. If This Old Tree Could Talk                                    4. I Believe In Roy Rogers (yodeling song)

                                                       5. Let's Take It Easy                                                       5. Little Boys and Doggies

                                                       6. As Long As There Is Music (yodeling song)       6. I Can't Believe I'm Fallin'

                                                                                                                                                   7. Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)

Did You Hug Your Mother Today? * Pata del Lobo Music Catalog #C06870 * Released June 1987

Artist: Mike Johnson  *  Producer: Mike Johnson  *  Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music  * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph & Wolf Paw Logo by Mike Johnson * Graphics by Champ Recording Studio

Song #2 Side-2 recorded & mastered at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee. 

All other songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.

                                    Side 1:                                                                                                    Side 2:

                                    1. Did You Hug Your Mother Today?                                           1. Pigtails and Bubblegum (Lyric co-writer Leo Maimone)

                                    2. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin - instrumental              2. Little Boys and Doggies - instrumental

                                    3. Me and My Friend Jim (yodeling song)                                 3. Take Time Out - don't take it out on your Kid

"Black Yodel No.1 the Song the Songwriter" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RCD099301 * Released September 1993

Artist: Mike Johnson  *  Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Song #3 Side-1 recorded & mastered at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee. 

All other songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.

                                                 Side 1:                                                                                                   Side 2:

                                                 1. Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)                                             1. I Believe In Roy Rogers (yodeling song)

                                                 2. I Never Really Learned to Play Guitar                                   2. Pictures On the Wall

                                                 3. Just A Nobody (yodeling song)                                                 3. As Long As There Is Music (yodeling song)

                                                 4. Always For You                                                                             4. Me and My Friend Jim (yodeling song)

                                                 5. Hooked On Rodeo (yodeling song)                                            5. You Scratch My Back

                                                 6. Here's to Jim and Tammy                                                         6. Yeah I'm A Cowboy (yodeling song)

"Did You Hug Your Mother Today?" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RCS049401 * Released April 1994

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Side-1: Did You Hug You Mother Today? * Recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

 Side-2: Little Boys and Doggies * Recorded & mastered at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

*In 1994 this release was sent to the Michigan Jamboree Radio Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan, hosted by Big John Baldry, known as the "King of the Indie DJs" and the title cut "Did You Hug Your Mother Today?" became Mike Johnson's first radio hit, playing for three weeks straight surrounding Mother's Day.

"Just A Nobody" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RCS089501 * Released August 1995

Artist: Mike Johnson  *  Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

Side-1: Just A Nobody (yodeling song)  *  Side-2: Always For You 

"Take Time Out" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RCS089502 * Released August 1995

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

Side-1: Take Time Out, don't take it out on your Kid

Side-2: Snakes Don't Sleep On A Hot Rock 

"As Long As There Is Music" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RCS089503 * Released August 1995

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

Side-1: As Long As There Is Music, there'll be Hank Williams too (yodeling song)

Side-2: Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)

"I Believe In Roy Rogers" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RC089601 * Released August 1996

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Songs #2 & #5 Side-1 and song #1, Side-2 recorded & mastered Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

All other songs recorded & mastered at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

                                  Side-1:                                                                                                  Side-2:

                                  1. I Believe In Roy Rogers (yodeling song)                                 1. Just A Nobody (yodeling song)

                                  2. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin                                          2. Snakes Don't Sleep On a Hot Rock

                                  3. I Hear Her Words Ringin'                                                           3. Sammy

                                  4. Hooked On Rodeo (yodeling song)                                           4. If This Ole Tree Could Talk

                                  5. Little Boys and Doggies                                                              5. Let's Take It Easy

                                  6. I Can't Believe I'm Fallin'                                                           6. As Long As There Is Music (yodeling song)

                                                                                                                                                 7. Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)

"Did You Hug Your Mother Today?" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RC#089602 * Released August 1996

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

Songs #2, Side-1 and #2, Side-2 recorded at Globe Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

All other songs recorded at Champ Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

                                 Side-1:                                                                                                              Side-2:

                                 1. Did You Hug Your Mother Today?                                                      1. Pigtails and Bubblegum (Lyric co-writer Leo Maimone)

                                 2. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin (instrumental)                       2. Little Boys and Doggies (instrumental)

                                 3. Me and My Friend Jim (yodeling song)                                            3. Take Time Out, don't take it out on your Kid

"Mike Johnson's Guitar Songs Vol.1 - 1983 Collectors Classic" * Roughshod Records Catalog #RC089603 * Released August 1996

Artist: Mike Johnson * Producer: Mike Johnson * Publisher: Pata del Lobo Music * Songwriter: Mike Johnson

Cover Photograph, Boot Logo & Graphics by Mike Johnson

*This re-issue of the 1983 original version was the last cassette produced & released by Mike Johnson.

                              Side-1:                                                                                                         Side-2:

                              1. Sweet Tender Rose                                                                               1. Pictures On the Wall

                              2. A Thousand Things                                                                             2. Sammy

                              3. Always For You                                                                                    3. Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin

                              4. Black Yodel No.1 (yodeling song)                                                   4. Last Night I Heard You Cryin' In Your Sleep

                              5. Snakes Don't Sleep On A Hot Rock                                                  5. The Yodel (yodeling song)

                              6. If This Old Tree Could Talk                                                               6. I Don't Want to Sing'em

                              7. Dead Drunk and Hung Over                                                            7. I Aim to Be the Best (yodeling song)

                              8. God Bless My Little Goober                                                                8. Nursery Rhymes Rated "R"

                                                                                                                                                     9. Let's Take It Easy