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Larry Johnson’s, "Essence Of Motown," brings together the excitement of good vocals, choreography and genre versatility to any venue. Performing Pop, Rock, Country, Oldies, R & B, and of course, the Motown Sound this  group has performed together for the past 5 years internationally.


 Larry Johnson, Greg Woods, Michael White, Gary Samms, Cande Rivers (The Leading Lady), Celeste Starr and Candace Michelle are collectively known as "The Essence Of Motown. Harmoniously they work together to bring an electric show for all venues.

Who is Larry Johnson?

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Larry Johnson has over 17 years experience performing all over the world as one of the lead singers with four different former lead singers of the legendary Motown group, The Temptations, and one former lead singer of The Four Tops.


Initially touring with the late Ali Ollie Woodson (Treat her Like A Lady), and his Temptation’s group, The Emperors Of Soul, Larry then went on to perform and tour for 9 years with the late Richard Street (Papa Was A Rolling Stone), and his Temptation’s group.


Larry also performs and tours as 1st tenor lead vocals with A Temptation's Revue featuring Grammy Award winner, former lead singer of The Temptations Barrington "Bo" Henderson. More recently Larry has toured with the legendary Theo Peoples and his Temptations/Four Tops Revue. Larry had a series of performances with the legendary Ray Lewis (former lead singer of The Drifters) in the United Kingdom, as well as solo performances in Japan, Germany, Sweden, England and much more.


Larry has written songs & recorded with chart topping artists and producers in Sweden.


Larry has over 35 years of professional experience and coming from a strong extensive corporate background, he has performed for many major corporations throughout the country and abroad.

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