Johnnie and Joe were an R & B duo featuring:
Johnnie Louise Richardson (b. 29th June 1935, Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.A. d. 25th October 1988, New York City, New York, U.S.A.)
Joe Rivers (b. 20th March 1937, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)
Johnnie and Joe were an R & B duo featuring Johnnie Louise Richardson & Joe Rivers.
'Over The Mountain, Across The Sea' b/w 'My Baby's Gone, On, On' - 1957-45 / Kingdom Of Love - 1982
The duo achieved three hit singles on the U.S. charts.
These were ‘Over the Mountain, Across the Sea’ b/w ‘My Baby's Gone, On, On’, (number 3 R&B, number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100), ‘I’ll Be Spinning’ b/w ‘Feel Alright’, (Top Ten R&B) and ‘My Baby's Gone’ b/w ‘Darling’ (number 15 R&B).
Johnnie Richardson died of complications from a stroke in 1988.
Kingdom Of Love (Ambient Sound Records 1982)