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Sonny Terry

Born: 
10/24/1911
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Died: 
03/11/1986
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Years Active: 
1930's-1980's

Saunders Terrell, better known as Sonny Terry, was a blind American blues musician. He was widely known for his energetic blues harmonica style, which frequently included vocal whoops and hollers, and imitations of trains and fox hunts.

Discography

Released: 1960
Released: 1961

Concerts

Eventsort descending Date Venue City Region Country
Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee 06/30/1979 Other End Café NYC New York USA
Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee 07/01/1979 Other End Café NYC New York USA
Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee 06/27/1979 Other End Café NYC New York USA
Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee 06/29/1979 Other End Café NYC New York USA
1st Annual Newport Folk Festival 07/11/1959 Newport Folk Festival (1) Newport Rhode Island USA
3rd Annual FestiJazz 07/17/1980 Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier Montréal Quebec Canada
3rd Annual Montreal International Jazz Festival 07/06/1982 Théâtre Saint-Denis Montréal Quebec Canada
A Night of the Blues 01/11/1974 Hunter College Assembly Hall NYC New York USA
A Tribute to Lead Belly 03/15/1975 Hunter College Assembly Hall NYC New York USA
American Folk Blues Festival 10/18/1962 Auditorium Maximum Hamburg Hamburg Germany
An Evening of Blues 04/13/1978 Théâtre Saint-Denis Montréal Quebec Canada
AYH Folkway Fair 03/25/1956 Manhattan Center NYC New York USA
B.B. King 02/21/1981 Gusman Center Miami Florida USA
Blues Night 03/13/1981 Reseda Country Club Reseda California USA
Blues on the Rocks 07/26/1975 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison Colorado USA
Blues Show 04/28/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 05/03/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 05/04/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 04/29/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 04/30/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 05/01/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Blues Show 05/02/1967 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Folk Festival 01/24/1958 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Folk, Blues & Gospel Concert 05/15/1964 Hunter College Assembly Hall NYC New York USA
James Cotton Blues Band 03/10/1979 Tampa Theatre Tampa Florida USA

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