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Tommy Johnson

Tommy Johnson
Born: Jan 1, 1896 in Terry, MS
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Died: Nov 1, 1956 in Crystal Springs, MS
Genre: Blues
Biography: Next to Son House and Charley Patton, no one was more important to the development of pre-Robert Johnson Delta blues than Tommy Johnson. Armed with a powerful voice that could go from a growl to an eerie falsetto range and a guitar style that had all of the early figures and licks of the Delta style ...Read full biography
Legends of Country Blues (CD D)
Released: 2006
Label: JSP Records
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Tommy Johnson 1928 - 1929
Released: 1990
Label: Document Records
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An essential Tommy Johnson collection, Document's Complete Recorded Works (1928-1929) features 17 songs from the Delta blues pioneer, including two alternative takes and a pair of previously unissued songs ...Read full review
More Tommy Johnson albums: Compilations (6)