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Sonny Terry

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Sonny Terry

Sonny Terry has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with My Baby Gone Home first played on 7 September 2013.

Saunders Terrell, better known as Sonny Terry (October 24, 1911-March 11, 1986), was a blues musician. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on October 24, 1911, and died on March 11, 1986 in Mineola, New York. He was most widely known for his energetic blues harmonica style which frequently included vocal whoops and hollers, and imitations of trains and fox hunts.

His father, a farmer, taught him to play basic blues harp as a youth. He sustained injuries to his eyes at a…

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Will You Miss Me?
Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess Hawes
Folkways Records1962
Will You Miss Me?
Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess HawesFolkways Records1962
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Hoopin' And Jumpin'
Sonny Terry
RCA Victor1953
Hoopin' And Jumpin'
Sonny TerryRCA Victor1953
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My Baby Gone Home
Sonny Terry, J.C. Burris, Sticks McGhee
Folkways Records1959
My Baby Gone Home
Sonny Terry, J.C. Burris, Sticks McGheeFolkways Records1959
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