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John arthur johnson (march 31, 1878 - june 10, 1946), better known as jack johnson and nicknamed the galveston giant, was an american boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation he was the first black heavyweight champion of the world, 1908-1915 and became infamous for his. Jack johnson top song lyrics, albums and similar artists overview find top song lyrics from jack johnson. Born may 18, 1975, johnson is a hawaiian born singer-songwriter, musician, filmmaker, and surfer who achieved commercial success and a dedicated following, after the release of his debut album, brushfire fairytales in 2001. Visit amazoncom's jack johnson page and shop for all jack johnson books check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of jack johnson.
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