Johnny Young was a seasoned Chicago blues veteran who found success in the 40's and 50's. He went to retirement around 1958, until he came back to music after the folk and blues boom in the 60's.
He was also known to be one of the few popular blues mandolin players. He died in 1974.
This track from 1965 features the harp and piano of James Cotton and Otis Spann respectively, of Muddy Waters' blues band.