Favorite Lonnie Johnson tune?
See, now this is what I am on about ...
Outstanding guitar work for ANYtime let alone 1937.
I can't post my favorite Lonnie Johnson tune, because every time I hear one I haven't heard before - its my new favorite.
Okay, so what's your favorite Lonnie Johnson tune?
Kman - with your knowledge you could add a dozen or more and they'd me exquisite choices!
- KmanLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
Can I choose two?
"She's Making Whoopee In Hell Tonight" (1930) and
"Racketeer's Blues" (1932)
The lyrics to both songs are incredible for the early 1930s.
Edit: Thank you for your kind words. So, I'm going to skip ahead about a decade and add one song - "He's a Jelly Roll Baker" which was recorded on the Bluebird label.
- 1 decade ago
My favorite is ... I believe it's called "Lonesome Ghost Blues." Or it could be called "Blue Ghost Blues." I don't have my prewar discography handy!Source(s): My former upstairs tenant in Chicago, prewar blues scholar Paul Garon used to play this 78 ...