Caption: Lonnie Johnson 1920s
Lonnie Johnson 1920s 

On a String

From: Guy Rathbun
Series: the Club McKenzie: Your 1920s Jazz Speakeasy
Length: 59:00

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Blues, jazz and folk music of the 1920s and '30s featuring the guitar, piano, violin and more.
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On a String
From
Guy Rathbun

Lonnie_small Although guitarist Lonnie Johnson is heard on several recordings in this program, many other artists, known and obscure, are heard in settings that include jazz, blues, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Piece Description

Although guitarist Lonnie Johnson is heard on several recordings in this program, many other artists, known and obscure, are heard in settings that include jazz, blues, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Broadcast History

KCBX, Public Radio

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Memphis Stomp The Blue Boys String Dazzlers. Columbia 1928 03:01
Hot Fingers Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang String Dazzlers. Columbia 1929 02:54
Mamie's Blues Jelly Roll Morton Solo - Volume 3. Hot 'N Sweet 1939 02:45
Guitar Swing Casey Bill Weldon Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1937 02:54
Away Down the Alley Blues Lonnie Johnson String Dazzlers. Columbia 1928 02:46
Georgia Rag Blind Willie McTell String Dazzlers. Columbia 1931 02:59
Moanin' and Groanin' Blues Peg Leg Howell Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1927 03:29
Throw Me in the Alley Peetie Wheatstraw Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1934 02:50
Denver Blues Tampa Red String Dazzlers. Columbia 1934 02:51
Georgia Crawl Henry Williams Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1928 03:17
If You Can't Make It Easy, Sweet Mama Dixieland Jug Blowers Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1927 02:38
Prodigal Son Joshua White String Dazzlers. Columbia 1935 02:51
Michigan Water Blues Jelly Roll Morton Solo - Volume 3. Hot 'N Sweet 1939 03:01
Wild Cow Blues Washboard Blues Singers Folks, He Sure Do Pull Some Bow!. Old Hat 1935 03:15
I Love You, Mary Lou Lonnie Johnson String Dazzlers. Columbia 1927 03:03
Handful of Riffs (excerpt) Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang String Dazzlers. Columbia 1929 01:23