As a lifelong musician and man of the cloth, Johnson was poor his entire life. Growing up his father would leave him on street corners to sing for money. He is known to have preached and played music in numerous towns and cities across the state of Texas, ultimately settling in Beaumont, where he operated a House of Prayer as Rev. In summer a fire burned his house to the ground. With nowhere to go, Johnson lived and slept in the ruins until he contracted malarial fever and died on September It was closely related….
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He caught pneumonia shortly thereafter and died in the ashes of his former home approximately one week after it was destroyed. Purportedly, Angeline Johnson went on to work as a nurse during the s. Johnson 's song "If I Had My Way" was even revived as a popular hit during the s when it was covered by the contemporary folk band Peter, Paul and Mary.
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