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Lonnie Johnson

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Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie Johnson has been played on NTS shows including Death Is Not The End, with Careless Love first played on 30 July 2016.

Alfonzo "Lonnie" Johnson (February 8, 1894 – June 6, 1970) was a pioneering blues and jazz singer/guitarist born in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is some dispute over the year of his birth, but 1894 is what appears on his passport. Lonnie Johnson's early recordings are the first guitar recordings that display a single-note soloing style with use of string bending and vibrato. While it cannot be proven that this contains the influence of earlier players who did not record, it is the…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Swing Out Rhythm
Lonnie Johnson
Decca1937
Swing Out Rhythm
Lonnie JohnsonDecca1937
Discogs
Careless Love
Lonnie Johnson
King Records1970
Careless Love
Lonnie JohnsonKing Records1970
Discogs