Lonnie Johnson (1899-1970) was one of the most influential blues musicians of the 1920’s and 1930’s. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and died in Toronto, Ontario.
B.B. King cited Lonnie Johnson as a major influence on blues guitar.
Here are some links to more information on Lonnie Johnson:
Here are some videos of Lonnie Johnson:
Another Night To Cry, Lonnie Johnson introduced by Sonny Boy Williamson II
Too Late To Cry
Swingin’ The Blues, 1966
Here are two Guitar Workshop videos on Lonnie Johnson’s guitar style:
Here’s a Guitar World video on Lonnie Johnson’s guitar style:
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