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Lonnie Johnson

Born: 
02/08/1899
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Died: 
06/16/1970
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Years Active: 
1917-1970
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Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson 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 be 'guest featured' on a number of jazz recording sessions, he was also one of the only classic 1920's blues artists to have a revived a high-charting career after WWII.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Johnny Smith / Lonnie Johnson 02/01/1953 Sunset Terrace Indianapolis Indiana USA
Lonnie Johnson Recording Session 03/08/1960 Van Gelder Studio Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Lonnie Johnson-Elmer Snowden Recording Session 04/05/1960 Van Gelder Studio Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Lonnie Johnson Recording Session 12/28/1960 Van Gelder Studio Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/19/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/20/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/21/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/22/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/23/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/24/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/26/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/27/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/28/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/29/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/30/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 12/31/1961 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/03/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/04/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/05/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/06/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/07/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA
Lonnie Johnson 03/08/1964 Gerde's Folk City Greenwich Village New York USA