Dary Johnson (born in Louisiana) is an African American bass player, singer, songwriter, composer and producer. Johnson is well-known for playing with The Neville Brothers, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and for producing Daniel Lanois' solo albums.
Johnson worked as a session musician for many notable artists including Isaac Bolden and Jean Knight at the beginning of his career, he was often featured on funk albums, later moving to more rock, blues and folk music.
Besides his many credits as a performer, Johnson has also collected a variety of writing and arrangement credits. He has worked as a songwriter on seven albums of The Neville Brothers, as well a on albums of Emmylou Harris, Black Dub, Daniel Lanois, Ian Moore, and others.
His current work includes song writing and performing with Fuel. Fuel play an eclectic mix of New Orleans funk and second line, vintage Soul, Rock and Blues, never failing to impress.
The band features:
- Daryl Johnson – bass, vocals, bandleader (The Neville Brothers, Emmy Lou Harris, Boz Skaggs, Black Dub, Daniel Lanois)
- Billy Thompson – guitar, vocals (Albert King, Little Milton, Art Neville, Elvin Bishop)
- John Chapman – guitar, vocals (Joey Calderazzo, Joel Rosenblatt, Thrill Cat, Nenad Bach)
- Tom Worrell – keyboards (Solomon Burke, Walter Wolfman Washington, Deacon John, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux)
- Lee Lee Alcorn – drums and percussion (The Neville Brothers, Walter Wolfman Washington, Deacon John)