Listen free to Lonnie Johnson – The Complete Folkways Recordings (Raise the Window High, Tears Don't Fall No More and more). Although Johnson is one of the blues most brilliant and influential guitarists, it is these rare cuts that reveal a powerfully emotive vocalist. Recorded in 1967, these solo studio sessions are marked by superb guitar accompaniment. However, it is Johnson's voice that commands our attention with 24 tales of classic urban blues and popular song. Including C. C. Rider, Tears Don't Fall No More, and How Deep Is the Ocean. perb evidence of his uncommonly affecting artistry.
The Complete Recordings is a compilation album by American blues musician Robert Johnson, released August 28, 1990 on Columbia Records. The album's recordings were recorded in two sessions in Dallas and San Antonio, Texas for the American Record Company (ARC) during 1936 and 1937. Most of the songs were first released on 78rpm records in 1937. The Complete Recordings contains every recording Johnson is known to have made, with the exception of an alternate take of "Travelling Riverside Blues".
The two-dozen solo performances on The Complete Folkways Recordings are from late (1967) in legendary guitarist Lonnie Johnson's amazing career, but they are chock-full of stellar moments all the same. Artists of Johnson's versatility were rare even then - he brings a multitude of shadings to "My Mother's Eyes" and "How Deep Is the Ocean?," then delivers a saucy "Juice Headed Baby" with the same stunning complexity.
In 1993, Smithsonian Folkways released The Complete Folkways Recordings, an anthology of Johnson's music, on Folkways Records. He had been featured on several compilation blues albums from Folkways, beginning in the 1960s, but never released a solo album on the label in his lifetime. Johnson was posthumously inducted into the Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame in 1997. I was lucky to meet Lonnie Johnson at the same club I was working and I must say he greatly influenced me. You can hear it in that first record. that's pretty much Lonnie Johnson. I used to watch him every chance I got and sometimes he'd let me play with him.
The Complete Folkways Recordings. The two-dozen solo performances on The Complete Folkways Recordings are from late (1967) in legendary guitarist Lonnie Johnson's amazing career, but they are chock-full of stellar moments all the same.
Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970) was an American blues and jazz singer/guitarist and songwriter who pioneered the role of jazz guitar and is recognized as the first to play single-string guitar solos. Johnson was not only one of the few black blues musicians invited to b. ore . Year: 1967. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "The Complete Folkways Recordings Album. Missing lyrics by Lonnie Johnson? Know any other songs by Lonnie Johnson?
The Complete Folkways Recordings. Lonnie Johnson Vol. 4 (1928 - 1929). 2 1940 - 1942. The Road to Robert Johnson and Beyond, CD A. Blind Lemon Jefferson, Charley Patton, Leroy Carr, Lonnie Johnson, Ma Rainey, Skip James, Son House & Tampa Red. The Very Best Of. Blind Blake.
Spence, long out of work as a stonemason, had used his time to perfect a unique style of playing. Charters took Spence as a model for what he wanted to hear in other Bahamian guitarists. Originally issued in 1959 as Folkways 3844 and part of Folkways 3847. 101. Coming in on a wing and a prayer.
|Raise The Window High||2:33|
|Tears Don't Fall No More||3:03|
|Long Road To Travel||2:16|
|Old Rocking Chair||2:48|
|You Have My Life in Your Hands||2:35|
|How Deep Is The Ocean||2:16|
|Pouring Down Rain||2:20|
|Prisoner Of Love||2:40|
|Juice Headed Baby||2:38|
|Teardrops In My Eyes||3:11|
|Looking For A Sweetie||3:46|
|I've Been a Fool Myself||2:30|
|What A Difference A Day Makes||2:28|
|That Lonesome Road||3:19|
|I Can't Believe||2:17|
|When You Always By Yourself||2:38|
|My Mother's Eyes||3:08|
|The Entire Family Was Musicians||4:27|
|Falling Rain Blues||4:42|
|CD SF 40067, SF40067||Lonnie Johnson||The Complete Folkways Recordings (CD, Comp, RE, RM)||Smithsonian Folkways, Smithsonian Folkways||CD SF 40067, SF40067||US||1993|
|C-SF 40067, SF 40067||Lonnie Johnson||The Complete Folkways Recordings (Cass, Comp, RE, RM)||Smithsonian Folkways, Smithsonian Folkways||C-SF 40067, SF 40067||US||1993|