Michael (Mike) Johnson, who was a well-known country, pop, folk musician, and guitarist tragically passed away on Tuesday at the age of 72.

Johnson wrote and sang both country and pop songs, and his biggest hits included the songs “Give Me Wings,” “The Moon Is Still Over Her Shoulder,” and “Bluer Than Blue.”

His six-decade career included numerous number one hits as well as helping to write many hit songs for groups such as 4 Runner.

Johnson also had the opportunity to work with artists such as John Denver, Juice Newton, and Alison Krauss.

Despite undergoing quadruple bypass surgery in 2007, Johnson continued to perform all over the country up until the end. He died peacefully at his home in Minnesota under hospice care.

Here is a video of him performing his hit “Bluer Than Blue”:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Johnson’s entire family during this tragic time.

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Source: Country Rebel

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