Paul Johnson hospitalized
*** OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE *** -- Paul Johnson hospitalized
On Thursday, 09 October 2003, legendary House music producer and deejay PAUL
JOHNSON was hospitalized in Chicago suffering from massive pain in his lower
extremities. PAUL JOHNSON remains hospitalized and will undergo major surgery
today, 16 October 2003, to amputate his right leg.
PAUL JOHNSON has asked us to notify the public of his condition, and he requests
your prayers and thoughts during this time of struggle in his personal life.
PAUL JOHNSON wishes to assure everyone that with your love, prayers, and support
that once recuperated he plans to take us all on a wild ride as only he can.
Until further notice, all scheduled appearances and tours are cancelled.
PAUL JOHNSON and his family have asked the media and fans to respect his privacy
in this stressful time. All media inquiries should be directed to Dust Traxx at
PAUL JOHNSON’s request. Anyone wishing to send him their greetings may do so by
writing to him in care of Dust Traxx at the address listed above.
PAUL JOHNSON is a Chicago hometown hero known world wide for setting and
resetting the direction of House Music time and time again. With such hits as
"Do Do Wap", "Playing With a Rubber Band", "Just Whistle", "Burnin’ for Your
Yearnin’", and of course, "Get, Get Down". PAUL JOHNSON has become part of our
hearts, our minds, and our souls. His current new release "Do Do Wap" has been
hitting and holding on to #1 in the pop and dance charts all over Europe.
PAUL JOHNSON has released over forty 12" releases on Dust Traxx, Undaground
Therapy, Cajual/Relief, Dance Mania, Riveria, Full House, Confidential, IHR,
Peacefrog, and Djax as well as six full-length albums on Nite Life Collective,
Relief, Moody, Peacefrog, and ACV. His remixes for Craig Alexander, Gant
Garrard, Studio Nova, Stacy Kidd, Joey Beltram, Green Velvet, Armando, CC
Penniston, CZR, Ron Trent, K-Alexi, and Steve Poindexter have all made their way
into all the big jocks boxes. Recording under the aliases "Traxxmen" with
Robert Armani, "Brother 2 Brother" with Gant Garrard, and "Yonkapin" this man of
House has produced some of the hottest deep Disco House tracks and Techno
Dust Traxx, Inc.