Lonnie Johnson 1941

Lonnie Johnson and band playing in Chicago, 1941

Lonnie Johnson playing in Chicago, April 1941, Johnson is at left, other musicians are probably Andrew Harris on string bass and Dan Dixon on rhythm guitar
FSA photograph by Russell Lee

Lonnie Johnson 1960

Lonnie Johnson 1960
Photograph by Christiern Albertson


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Lonnie Johnson

Other Names: Jimmy Jordan, Tommy Jordan, The World's Greatest Blues Singer, Bud Wilson, George Jefferson, James O'Brian
Birth Name: Alonzo Johnson

Personal: Married with blues singer Mary Smith (1925-32). Brother of James "Steady Roll" Johnson. Related to Tommy Johnson's father Idell Johnson? Son: Clarence Johnson

Member of: Charlie Creath Jazz-O-Maniacs Band, Johnson, Hayes And Prater, Johnson Boys, The Blue Boys, Fate Marable Band, Louis Armstrong Hot Five, Duke Ellington Orchestra, The Chocolate Dandies, Louis Armstrong Savoy Ballroom Five, Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven, Johnny Dodds And His Orchestra, Jimmie Noon and His Orchestra, Clarence Williams's Jug Band, Kentucky Boys, Hot Lips Page Orchestra

* Feb. 8, 1889 [Blues Who's Who, Encyclopedia Britannica] or 1899 [Wikipedia...]?, prob. Feb. 18, 1899 [Liner Notes Lonnie Johnson: The Complete Folkways Recordings], New Orleans LA
interested in music early, studied guitar and violin as a child
c1902 - dropped out of school to work outside music, New Orleans LA
1910-17 - frequently worked with Punch Miller, area Raceland LA - frequently worked solo in redlight district of Storyville, New Orleans LA
1914-17 - frequently worked as violonist in father's family band at local banquets, weddings and street corners
c1917 - worked with brother James "Steady Roll" Johnson at Iroquois Theater - worked at Frank Pineri's Place, New Orleans LA
1917-20 - appeared in stock company in unknown musical revue, London UK
1920-22 - worked with Charlie Creath Jazz-O-Maniacs Band on Mississippi riverboat SS St. Paul out of St. Louis MO - with Fate Marable Band on Mississippi SS Capitol
1922-24 - toured as a single or with Clenn & Jenkins working at TOBA/RKO theater circuits through South
1924/25 - worked outside music in New Orleans LA, Galesburg IL, St. Louis MO
1925 - worked with brother James "Steady Roll" Johnson at Katy Red's Club, E St. Louis IL - won first prize in blues contest, Booker T Washington Theater, St.Louis MO - recorded with Charlie Creath Jazz-O-Maniacs Band for OKeh, St. Louis MO
1925-32 - frequently worked as staff musician for OKeh (for Victoria Spivey and others), St. Louis MO, New York City, Chicago IL
from c1925 - frequently worked at house parties, Chicago IL
1926 - worked at The Coliseum Theater, Chicago IL
1927 - recorded with Louis Armstrong Hot Five for OKeh, Chicago IL - worked local club dates, New York City
1928 - recorded with Duke Ellington Orchestra and Chocolate Dandies for OKeh, New York City - won second prize in blues contest, Ella B Moore Theater, Dallas TX
1929 - recorded with Louis Armstrong Savoy Ballroom Five for OKeh, New York City - frequently led pit band at Stanton Theater, Philadelphia PA - toured with Bessie Smith in Midnight Steppers Revue working theaters through South
1929/30 - frequently appeared on own Lonnie Johnson Recording Guitarist Show WPAP/WOV-radio, New York City
1930/31 - recorded for Columbia, New York City
1931/32 - recorded accompanied Martha Raye for Victor, New York City
early 30s - settled down in Cleveland OH to work outside music - appeared with Putney Dandridge on local shows on WTAM/WJAY/WHK-radio and local club dates
1937-40 - frequently worked with Baby Dodds at club Three Deuces, Chicago IL
1937/38 - recorded for Decca, Chicago IL and New York City
c1938-early 40s - formed own trio to work Boulevard Lounge, Squyres Club, Flame Club, Plantation Club, The Gate and others, Chicago IL
1939-44 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
1940-44 - toured through Kansas City MO, St. Louis MO, Detroit MI, West Coast
1943 -worked at Hughes DeLuxe Club, Chicago IL
1945 - recorded with Sippie Wallace and Albert Ammons for Mercury
1946 - recorded for Disc label, New York City - worked ar Martin's Corner, Chicago IL - worked at Sportree Musical Bar, Detroit MI
1947 - recorded for Aladdin, Chicago IL - worked with John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson at Club Georgia, Chicago IL
1947-52 - recorded for King, Cinicinnati OH
1948 - worked at Three Sixes Club, Detroit MI, at Apollo Theater, at Baby Grand, with Kid Ory Band at Carnegie Hall, New York City
late 40s to early 50s - frequently worked outside music, Cincinnati OH
1950 - worked at Fairfield Lounge, Chicago IL
1952 - worked club and concert dates, England
mid-50s - recorded for Parade, Paradise and Rama, Cincinnati OH
late 50s - worked outside music at Ben Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia PA
1956 - King 520, Lonesome Road released 1956)
1960/61 - recorded for Prestige-Bluesville, Englewood Cliffs NJ
1960 - worked at The Center, Philadelphia PA, at Playboy Club, Chicago IL - Bluesville 1011, Blues & Ballads released - 1007 Bluesville, Blues By Lonnie Johnson released
1960/61 - worked at Town Hall, New York City
1961 - worked at Cafe Galerie, Detroit MI - appeared at local shows, WDET/WJR-radio, Detroit MI - worked with Victoria Spivey at Gerdes Folk City, New York City - Bluesville 1024, Losing Game released
1962 - worked at Sugar Hill Club, San Fransico CA - Bluesville 1044, Idle Hours released
1963 - toured with American Folk Blues Festival working club and concert dates through Europe (shown in I Hear the Blues, Grenada-TV, UK) - recorded with Otis Spann for Storyville, Copenhagen Denmark - recorded for Fontana, Bremen Germany - worked at The Cellar, Philadelphia PA, at Philadelphia Folk Festival, Paoli PA - worked at Downstairs Club, Hamilton Canada - Bluesville 1062, Another Night To Cry released
1963-65 - recorded for Spivey, Brooklyn NY
1964 - Storyville 162, Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 released
1965 - worked at The Gaslight, The Owl, Gerdes Folk City, New York City - worked at Penny Farthing, at Steele's Tavern, Toronto Canada - Spivey 1006, Queen And Her Knights released - Stompin At the Penny released
1965/66 - settled down in Toronto Canada, worked at New Gate of Cleve
1966 - worked at Castle George - owned/worked Home of the Blues Club, Toronto Canada - King 958, Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues released - Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson released
1967/68 - worked at George's Kibitzeria, Toronto Canada
1967 - worked at Club Alley Cat - recorded for Folkways
1968/69 - worked at The Gaslight
1968 - worked at The Golden Nugget, Toronto Canada
from 1969 - mostly inactive due to illness
1970 - recorded soundtrack of UK film Blues Like the Showers Of Rain - worked with Buddy Guy at Masey Hall, Toronto Canada - King 1083, on: Tomorrow Night released
June 16, 1970 (suffered fatal stroke at home) Toronto Canada
buried at local cemetery, Philadelphia PA

Instruments: guitar, violin, piano, harmonium, kazoo

Influenced: Big Bill Broonzy, Sam Chatmon, KC Douglas, Lowell Fulson, Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins, Robert Johnson, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddy King, Willie McTell, Johnny Shines, Henry Townsend, T-Bone Walker, Bob Dylan (in Chronicles, Vol. 1 Bob Dylan describes an esoteric numerological scheme for playing guitar he had learned from Lonnie Johnson)

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943
Fancourt, Les. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1943-70
Leadbitter, Mike. Slaven, Neil: Blues Records 1943 to 1970. A Selective Discography
www.jazzdisco.org

 

Songs (with date of recording and first release):

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1965
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
304 Blues (Lost My Job On the Project)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63535-B Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
6/88 Glide
1927.10.31 -- NYC - 81587-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g), Porter Grainger (p)

Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2141 Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Alley Boogie
1937.11.09 -- Chicago IL - 91354-A Decca 7389 - Georgia White (v), Richard M. Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Alley Cat
1953.05.15 -- NYC - SDC-4369 Savoy 898, Savoy 2256, on: Ladies Sing the Blues: Roots of Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2 (released 1981) - Dolly Cooper (v), George Kelly (ts), Heywood Henry (bs), Lee Anderson (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Prince Babbs (b), Gene Brooks (d)
The Alligator Pond Went Dry
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80769-B OKeh 8481 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
All My Love Belongs To You
1964.06.01 -- Cincinnati OH - K-11892 King 5945 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,b,d)
All the Women's Going Wrong --> see: Wrong Woman Blues
Almost Afraid Of Love
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63547-A Decca 7450 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Another Night To Cry
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1963.09.20 -- Europe - Hip-O 1003, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1966 (released 2003) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Willie Dixon (b), Billy Stepney (d)
1964.00.00? -- ? - Lester Recording Catalog (LRC) 2-9077, on: Blues Men (released 1994) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Another Woman Booked Out And Bound To Go
1930.01.07 -- NYC - 403595-B OKeh 8886 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Arkansas Road Blues
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80768-B OKeh 8481 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
At Your Mercy
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63516-A Decca 7541 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (ts,sb,d))
Away Down In The Alley Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1928.02.21 -- Memphis TN - 400279-A OKeh 8575 - Lonnie Johnson (g)

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Baby Ain't I Losing You
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5553 King unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Baby I Love It
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Baby Please Don't Leave Home No More (Lonnie Johnson)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402441-A OKeh 8754 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Baby, Please Tell Me
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74271-A Okeh 8376 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
Baby, Remember Me (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074071-1 Bluebird 34-0714 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb
Baby, Will You Please Come Home
(Lonnie Johnson)
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80745-B Okeh 8484 - Lonnie Johnson (v), James Johnson (g)
Baby You Don't Know My Mind
1926.05.14 -- St. Louis MO - 9687-A Okeh 8340 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (p)
Back Water (Backwater) Blues
(Lonnie Johnson?, Bessie Smith)
1927.05.03 -- St. Louis MO - 80831-B OKeh 8466 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), John Erby (p)
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati, OH - K-5559-2 King 4251, King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1952.06.29 -- London UK - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2147 Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Ball And Chain Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74268-A Okeh 8435 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p), James Johnson (vn)
Banana Man

1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63538-A Decca 7465 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Bantam Rooster Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400444-A,-B OKeh 8591 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Bearcat Blues
1927.12.14 -- Chicago IL - 13300 Gennet 6378 - Willie Woods (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), George Jefferson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (v,g)
Beautiful But Dumb (Lonnie Johnson)
1931.06.16 -- NYC - 404946-B OKeh 8898 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Be Careful
1940.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 053108-1 Bluebird B8564 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), prob. Alfred Elkins (imb), unknown (2nd g)
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 164 Spivey 1014, on: Three Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Bed Of Sand (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.01.19 -- NYC - 73938-B Okeh 8291 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), James Johnson (p)
Bedbug Blues Part 2 (Porter Grainger)
1927.10.03 -- NYC - 81504-B OKeh 8586 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Porter Grainger (p)
Bedroom Blues
1945.09.25 -- Chicago IL - 117-4 Mercury 2010 - Sippie Wallace (v), Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
Beer Tavern
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91775-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g)
Bell Ave. Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80811-A OKeh unissued - Raymond Boyd (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Bell Cow Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400449-B OKeh 8563 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Best Jockey In Town (Lonnie Johnson)
1931.08.21 -- NYC - 404969-B OKeh 8916 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Be Sweet To Me
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5339 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b)
Bewildered (Whitcup, Powell)
1947.01.05? -- Linden NJ - 5575 King 4261, King 1083, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Bigheaded Woman
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3673 Continental 6054, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Big Houston Blues
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74265-A OKeh 8401 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), prob. John Erby (p)
Big Kate Adams Blues
1928.02.27 -- Memphis TN - 400363-A OKeh 8576 - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Big Leg Woman
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2059 Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
Big Moose Blues (Double Crossin' Blues)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3674 Continental 6053, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Birth Of the Blues
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2144 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Biscuit Rolling Time
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63513-A Decca 7480 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (ts,sb,d))
Bitin' Fleas Blues
1927.11.09 -- NYC - 81797-A OKeh 8524 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Blackbird Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80812-A,B OKeh 8528 - Raymond Boyd (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Black Cat Blues
1927.04.30 -- St. Louis MO - 80803-B OKeh 8467 - Helen Humes (v), poss. De Loise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Black Horse Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91528-A Decca 7568 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Black Snake Blues
1963.00.00? -- Europe - Hip-O 1003, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1966 (released 2003) - Victoria Spivey (v), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Lonnie Johnson (g), Willie Dixon (b), Billy Stepney (d)
Bleeding Heart Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91531-A Decca 7536 - Jimmie Gordon (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), Lonnie Johnson (eg !), unknown (d)
Blood Thursty Blues
1927.10.31 -- NYC - 81589-A OKeh 8531 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Blue And All Alone
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Analogue Production, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Blue Blood Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
? -- ? - Blind Willie Dunn and his Gin Bottle Four (Hoagy Carmichael (v), J.C. Johnson (p), Lonnie Johnson, Eddie Lang (g), King Oliver (cn))
Blue Devil Blues
1928.11.16 -- NYC - 401335-A OKeh 8640 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Blue Ghost Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.11.09 -- NYC - 81802-B Okeh 8557 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63523-A Decca 7537 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (v,sb,d, sound effects)
Blue Ghost Has Got Me
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5351 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Blue Guitars (Eddie Lang, Lonnie Johnson)
1929.05.08 -- NYC - 401870-A OKeh 8711 - Blind Willie Dunn's Gin Bottle Four (Lonnie Johnson (g), Eddie Lang (g))
Blue Room (Blues)
1929.10.09 -- NYC - 403044-B OKeh 8818 - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Blues Afters Hours
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Blues All Alone
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2132 Bluesville unissued. Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Blues and Trouble Has Got Me Down
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80744-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v), James Johnson (g), prob. John Erby (p)
The Blues Ain't Nothin' But...???
1938.10.21 -- Chicago IL - 91545-A Decca 7562 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Londsay (sb), unknown (p)
Blues For Chris (Chris Albertson)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2143 Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Blues For Everybody (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 493 Disc 5065 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind John Davis (p)
Blues For Lonnie
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4012 Aladdin 3029 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
Blues In G (Lonnie Johnson)
1928.02.21 -- Memphis TN - 400280-A OKeh 8575 - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Blues In My Soul (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 495 Disc 5065 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind John Davis (p)
Blues In the Clouds
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5340 King 4260 - Lonnie Johnson (g), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b)
Blues Is Only A Ghost
1931.02.11 -- NYC - 404847-A OKeh 8875 - Lonnie Johnson (v,prob. p)
Blues 'Round My Door
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2064 Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
Blues Stay Away From Me (Delmore, Raney, Glover)
1949.11.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5806-2 King 4336, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Franklyn Skeete (b), Leon Abramson (d)
Boa Constrictor Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82048-A OKeh 8538 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Boe Hog Blues
1928.03.10 -- San Antonio TX - 400456-B OKeh 8563 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Boop-Poop-A-Doop
1931.08.10 -- NYC - 151716-2 Columbia 14625-D - Leola B. Pettigrew (Leola B. Wilson) (v), Wesley Wilson (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Bow Legged Baby
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Brenda
1964.06.01 -- Cincinnati OH - K-11893 King 5907 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,b,d)
1960s -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 518, on: Hear Me Howling! Blues, Ballads, & Beyond: The Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Boxset (released 2011) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Bring It On Home To Mama
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
Broken Heart Blues --> see: When You Feel Low Down
A Broken Heart That Never Smiles (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80765-B Okeh 8601 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jack [?] Erby (p)
Broken Levee Blues
1928.03.13 -- San Antonio TX - 400492-A OKeh 8618 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Brown Skin Woman
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63508-A Decca 7448 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (ts, sb,d))
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21609 Hytone 32 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
The Bull Frog And The Toad
1930.05.24 -- NYC - 404041-C OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), poss. Clarence Williams (p)
1930.06.05 -- NYC - 404041-F OKeh 8802 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), poss. Clarence Williams (p)
Bullfrog Moan (Eddie Lang, Lonnie Johnson)
1929.05.07 -- NYC - 401866-B OKeh unissued - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
1929.05.16 -- NYC - 401866-D OKeh 8695 - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Burying Ground Blues
1928.02.29 -- Memphis TN - 400212-C OKeh unissued - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Buzz Me
1945.09.25 -- Chicago IL - 121-5 Mercury 2010 - Sippie Wallace (v), Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))

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Cake Alley
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63545-A Decca 7441 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Call Me Darling (Johnson)
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati, OH - K-5555 King 267, King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Canal Street Blues
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Can't Sleep Anymore
1952.06.03 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9147 King 4553, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Charlie Hooks (tp), Holley Dismukes (as), Louie Stephens (ts), Teddy Buckner (bs), Todd Rhodes (p), Joe Williams (b), Bill Benjamin (d)
Careless Love (Johnson)
1928.11.16 -- NYC - 401337-B OKeh 8635 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1937.11.09 -- Chicago IL - 91351-A Decca 7419 - Georgia White (v), Edgar Saucier (as), Richard M. Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
1945.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Mercury 2008 - Carl (Karl) Jones (v), Bob Shaffner (tp), Richard Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (as, b,d)
1945.09.28 -- Chicago IL - Mercury 2008 - Sippie Wallace, Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati, OH - K-5560-1 King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1952.06.29 -- London UK - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2136 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
1963.00.00 -- Bremen GER - ACT 9205, on: Lost Blues Tapes-More American Folk Blues Festival 1963-65 (released 2004) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Cat You Been Messin' Aroun'
1932.01.12 -- NYC - 152061-1 Columbia 14647-D - Jimmie Jordan (v,g)
C.C. Rider --> see also: See See Rider
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - ACT 9205, on: Lost Blues Tapes-More American Folk Blues Festival 1963-65 (released 2004) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1967.00.00 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Cherry Ball
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91761-A Decca 7678 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
Chicago Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059210-1 Bluebird B8779 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5446 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
China Boy
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
Christmas Mornin' Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.10.28 -- NYC - 81584-A OKeh 8517 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Christmas Without Santa Claus (Victoria Spivey)
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
C Jam Blues
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2134 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Clementine Blues (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Confidence Man

1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91780-A Decca 7692 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Confused
1949.11.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5804 King 4336, King 1083, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Franklyn Skeete (b), Leon Abramson (d)
Corn-Bread Blues
1927.08.12 -- NYC - 81223-A OKeh 8511 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Cotton Patch Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80809-A OKeh 8491 - Joe Brown (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Crazy Blues
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63549-A Decca 7807 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
Creepin' Eel Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82044-B OKeh 8553 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Crowing Rooster
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059205-1 Bluebird B8804 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
Crowing Rooster Blues
1928.03.13 -- San Antonio TX - 400491-A OKeh 8574 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Cryin' For Daddy Blues
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 8021-A OKeh 8483 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Cry On, Daddy
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053985-1 Bluebird B8767 - Clara Morris (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,sp), Willie Mitchell (imb)

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Dago Hill Blues
1926.07.27 -- St. Louis MO - Vocalion 1044 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Danny Boy
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Darlin'
1951.10.26 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9092 King 4503 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Red Prysock (ts), (James?) Jimmy Robinson (p), Clarence Mack (b), Calvin Shields (d)
Darling I Miss You So
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2273 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
Dead Man's Blues
1938.10.21 -- Chicago IL - 91546-A Decca 7534 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Londsay (sb), unknown (p)
Dead Sea Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82049-B OKeh 8553 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Death Bed Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400441-B OKeh 8578 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Death Is On Your Track
(Williams)
1929.03.19 -- NYC - 401730-A OKeh 8691 - Lonnie Johnson (v), Spencer Williams (v), J.C. Johnson (p)
1929.03.19 -- NYC - 401730-C OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v), J.C. Johnson (p)
Death Valley Is Just Half Way To My Home
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403668-A,-B OKeh 8768 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
(The) Deep Blue Sea Blues
1927.08.12 -- NYC - 81222-B OKeh unissued - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400445-B OKeh 8591 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Deep Minor Rhythm Stomp
1929.10.09 -- NYC - 403039-A OKeh 8743 - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Deep Sea Blues
1930.04.23 -- NYC - 403987-A,-B OKeh 8822 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Deep Water Blues
1945.09.25 -- Chicago IL - 119 Mercury 2016 - Sippie Wallace (v), Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
The Devil Is A Busy Man
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21612 Hytone 33 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
Devil's Got The Blues
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63518-A Decca 7487 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb)
The Devil's Woman (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074072-1 Bluebird B9022 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
Dig Me
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
Dippermouth Blues
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Dirty Deal Blues
1947.12.00 -- Cinncinati OH - K 5377 King unissued. Blue Boar 1010, on: Hot Lips Page: Shoutin' the Blues (released 1998) - Big Maybelle (v), Hot Lips Page Orchestra (Hot Lips Page (p), Joe Britton (tb), Vincent Bair-Bey (as), Tom Archia, Hal Singer (ts), Joe Knight (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Carl Wilson (b), Clarence "Bobby" Donaldson (d))
The Dirty Dozen
1930.02.07 -- NYC - 403749-C OKeh 8775 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Clarence Williams (v,prob. gourd), James P., Johnson (p)
Don't Be No Fool
1940.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 053110-1 Bluebird B8530 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), prob. Alfred Elkins (imb), unknown (2nd g)
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5341 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Don't Bite That Thing
1929.06.14 -- 402461-B OKeh 8894 - Charlie "Specks" McFadden (v), Roosevelt Sykes (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Don't Blame Her
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4007 Alladin 3029 - Red Nelson (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
Don't Cry Baby
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 415, Storyville 188, on: The Best Of the Blues - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Don't Drive Me From Your Door
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403673-A OKeh 8796 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
Don't Ever Love
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
Don't Make Me Cry Baby
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-18 Rama 9 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (ts,b,d)
Don't Play Bad With My Love
1949.04.08 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5721 King 4317 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Earl Wood (d)
Don't Try To Fool Me
1947.12.00 -- Cinncinati OH - K 5376 King 4271 - Big Maybelle (v), Hot Lips Page Orchestra (Hot Lips Page (p), Joe Britton (tb), Vincent Bair-Bey (as), Tom Archia, Hal Singer (ts), Joe Knight (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Carl Wilson (b), Clarence "Bobby" Donaldson (d))
Don't Wear It Out
1930.10.31 -- NYC - 404524-A OKeh 8839 - Lonnie Johnson And Violet Green (Clara Smith (v), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)), Alex Hill (p)
Don't You Wish Your Baby Was Built Up Like Mine?
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400448-A OKeh 8603 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Dope Head Blues
1927.10.28 -- NYC - 81585-A OKeh 8531 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g) -

Down In Mississippi
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91759-A Decca 7643 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
Down the Alley
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion 1080 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Dreaming Of You Blues
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion 1081 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Drifting Along Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 488 Disc 5064 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
Drunk Again (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63512-A Decca 7435 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (cl,sb,d))
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5353-2 Gusto 5039, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1976) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)

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Elmer's Blues
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2138 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
End It All
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2275 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
The Entire Family Was Musicians
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Every Dog Has His Day
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965). alt. tk. Spivey 1027, on: The Imagery of Louisiana Red and Brenda Bell (released 1980) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
Evil Bad Woman
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91760-A Decca 7660 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
Evil Woman
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2786 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)

Falling Rain
1941.01.06 -- Chicago IL, Boulevard Lounge - Document DLP 598, on: Lonnie Johnson - Vol.2 1925 - 1941 (released ?) - Lonnie Johnson Trio (Lonnie Johnson (p,v), Andrew Harris (sb))
Falling Rain Blues (Jessie Johnson / Lonnie Johnson)
1925.11.04 -- St. Louis MO - 9436-A OKeh 8253 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), John Arnold (p)
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5350-1 King 4450 (released 1951), Gusto 5039, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1976) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Fare Thee Well Blues
1928.02.27 -- Memphis TN - 400362-B OKeh unissued - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Farewell Blues
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2145 Prestige Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
The Faults Of All Women And Men
1931.07.06 -- NYC - 151669-1,-2 Columbia 14662-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Feeling Low Down
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5352-1 King 4388, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Feelings From the Fingers
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 164 Spivey 1014, on: Three Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Feel So Lonesome
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5549 King 4245, Gusto 5039, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1976) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)45
Fickle Mama Blues
1927.08.11 -- NYC - 81214-B OKeh 8497 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Fine Booze And Heavy Dues
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Five O' Clock Blues
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73945-A OKeh 8417 - Lonnie Johnson (vn,k), James Johnson (bj), De Loise Searcy (p)
Flood Water Blues
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91341-A Decca 7397 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Fly Right, Baby (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074070-1 Bluebird 34-0708 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- (Englewood Cliffs NJ?) New York City - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Foggy City
1945.09.28 -- Chicago IL - Mercury 2008 - Sippie Wallace, Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
Four Hands Are Better Than Two
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80815-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g), Cozy Harris (poss. De Loise Seyrcy or John Erby) (p)
Four-O-Three Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044052-1 Bluebird B8338 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
Four Shots Of Gin
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 169 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
The Fourteenth Of July
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Four Walls And Me
1930.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2788 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Friendless And Blue
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63517-A Decca 7487 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb)
Friendless Blues
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati, OH - K 5323 Federal 12376 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), Hot Lips Page (tp), Joe Britten (tb)?, Vincent Bair-Bey (as)?, Hal Singer, Tom Archia (ts), Joe Knight (p), Carl Wilson (b), Clarence Donaldson (d)
From 20 To 44
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074066-1 Bluebird B8980 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
From A Wash Woman On Up (Lonnie Johnson)
1931.06.16 -- NYC - 404947-B OKeh 8898 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
From Now On Make Your Whoopee At Home (Lonnie Johnson)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402439-B OKeh 8722 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Furniture Man Blues Part 1,2
1928.10.18 -- NYC - 401244-A, 401245-B OKeh 8652 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (v), Clarence Williams (p)
Fussing And Fretting
1927.11.09 -- NYC - 81795-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g)

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Gambler's Blues
1929.06.14 -- NYC - 402455-B OKeh unissued - Charlie "Specks" McFadden (v), Roosevelt Sykes (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Garter Snake Blues
1927.10.28 -- NYC - 81583-C OKeh 8517 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Get Yourself Together (Lonnie Johnson)
1940.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 053111-1 Bluebird B8530 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), prob. Alfred Elkins (imb), unknown (2nd g)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Ghost Creeping Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82045-B OKeh 8588 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Go Back To Your No Good Man
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152264-2 Columbia unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Go Go Swing
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
Goodbye Kitten
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
A Good Happy Home
1926.05.14 -- St. Louis MO - 9686-A Okeh 8340 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (p)
Good Little Thing

1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63544-A Decca 7498 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Good Luck Darling
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2276 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
1927.11.01 -- NYC - 81599-A OKeh 8565 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Good Night Darling
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5548-1 King 4450 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Good Old Wagon
1926.05.14 -- St. Louis MO - 9685-A Okeh 8358 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (p)
Good Suzie (Rusty Knees)
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91758-A Decca 7643 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
Good Woman
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63510-A Decca 7463 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (cl,sb,d))
Got The Blues For Murder Only (Lonnie Johnson)
1930.11.22 -- NYC - 404560-A OKeh 8846 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Got The Blues For The West End
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91344-A Decca 7445 - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Got the Blues So Bad
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74266-A OKeh 8401 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (vn), prob. John Erby (p)
Grow Old Together (Victoria Spivey)
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Guitar Blues
1929.05.07 -- NYC - 401865-A OKeh 8711 - Blind Willie Dunn's Gin Bottle Four (Lonnie Johnson (g), Eddie Lang (g))

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A Handful Of Riffs (Eddie Lang / Lonnie Johnson)
1929.05.08 -- NYC - 401869-A OKeh 8695 - Blind Willie Dunn (g) Lonnie Johnson (g)
Handfull O' Keys
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 13287 Gennet unissued - Duke Owens (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Happy New Year Darling (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.12.10 -- Cincinnati, OH - 5312 King 4251, 4492 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d), unknown (g)
Hard Headed Black Girl
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63537-B Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Hard Times Ain't Gone No Where (Lonnie Johnson)
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91340-A Decca 7388 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Hard Time Blues
1927.12.16 -- Chicago IL - 82085-B OKeh unissued - Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (p)
Hard Water Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80814-A OKeh unissued - Raymond Boyd (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Haunted House (Lonnie Johnson)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2142 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Have To Change Keys To Play These Blues
1928.11.17 -- NYC - 401339-B OKeh 8637 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind Willie Dunn (g)
Headed For Southland
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403669-A OKeh 8786 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Heart Of Iron (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074073-1 Bluebird B9022 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
Helena Blues
1928.02.27 -- Memphis TN - 400361-B OKeh 8611 - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Hell Is A Name For All Sinners
1931.07.06 -- NYC - 151666-1 Columbia 14667-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
He May Be Your Man
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2060-1 Vocalion 04013 - The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)...
He's A Jelly-Roll Baker (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074074-1 Bluebird B9006 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
High Water Blues
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 8022-A OKeh 8483 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Holding My Own
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63551-A Decca 7521 - Georgia White (v, p?), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Home Wreckers Blues
1931.07.06 -- NYC - 151667-2 Columbia 14667-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
Hope You Haven't Forgotten Me
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63515-A Decca 7480 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (cl,sb,d))
Hot Fingers
1929.10.09 -- NYC - 403043-A OKeh 8743 - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Hot Springs Blues (Skin And Bones)
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91526-A Decca 7544 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Hotter Than That (Lil Hardin)
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 82055 OKeh 8535 - Louis Armstrong (v,c) and His Hot Five (Kid Ory (tr), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin Armstrong (p), Johnny St. Cyr (bj,g), Lonnie Johnson (g))
How Could You?
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4005A-1 Aladdin 197 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
How Could You Be So Mean (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 489 Disc 5061 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
How He's Gone
1965.04.06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
Hurry Home Blues
1926.07.27 -- St. Louis MO - Vocalion 1047 - George Hannah (v), Lonnie Johnson (vn), John Erby (p)

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I Ain't Gonna Be Your Fool
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63519-A Decca 7509 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2141 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
I Ain't Got Nobody
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2148 Prestige Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
I Am So Glad --> see: I'm So Glad
I Can't Believe
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
1929.03.05 -- NYC - 401690 OKeh 8669 - Louis Armstrong (v,t) and His Savoy Ballroom Five (J.C. Higginbotham (tr), Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes (as), Teddy Hill (ts), Luis Russell (p), Eddie Condon (bj), Lonnie Johnson (g), Pops Foster (b), Paul Barbarin (d)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Did All I Could
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059211-1 Bluebird B8779 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
Idle Hour (Blues)
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80767-B OKeh 8464 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2271 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
I Done Told You
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80746-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g)
I Don't Hurt Anymore
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
I Found A Dream (Lonnie Johnson)
1949.04.08 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5720 King rejected - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Earl Wood (d)
1949.05.09 -- Linden NJ - K-5720 King 4297 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Jerry Lane (g)
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-42 Rama 20 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (b)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2151 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
I Got Men All Over This Town
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Got News For You, Baby
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Got the Best Jelly Roll In Town - Part 1 (Lonnie Johnson)
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403670-B OKeh 8786 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Got the Best Jelly Roll In Town - Part 2 (Lonnie Johnson)
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403671-B OKeh 8796 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Got the Blues So Bad
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2271 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Cliff Jackson (p)
I Have No Sweet Woman Now (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.05.14 -- St. Louis MO - 9689-A Okeh 8411 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), James Johnson (p)
I Have To Do My Time
1930.08.05 -- NYC - 404281-B OKeh 8822 - Lonnie Johnson (v,prob. p)
I Just Can't Stand These Blues
1930.04.23 -- NYC - 403974-B OKeh 8886 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Know It's Love (Johnson)
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5552 King 4261 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
I'll Get Along Somehow (Buddy Fields, Gerald Marks)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2150 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
I'll Water You Every Day
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3672 Continental 6054, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
I Love It
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4011 Alladin unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
I Love You, Mary Lou
1927.08.05 -- NYC - 81188-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I'm A Little Piece Of Leather
1949.05.20 -- NYC - W 74938 A Decca 48105 - Herman Ray (v), J.T. Brown (ts), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (b,d)
I'm A Red Hot Mama (Victoria Spivey)
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I'm Blue, Daddy
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053987-1 Bluebird B8700 - Clara Morris (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,), Willie Mitchell (imb)
I'm Blue And Lonesome (Nobody Cares For Me)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63543-A Decca 7450 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I'm Drifting Back To Dreamland
1928.02.15 -- Memphis TN - 400240-B OKeh unissued - Johnson, Hayes And Prater (Nap Hayes (g), Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), Matthew Prater (md))
I'm Gonna Dodge the Blues Just Wait and See
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74272-A Okeh 8391 - Lonnie Johnson (v,harmonium), James Johnson (vn)
I'm Guilty
1952.06.03 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9144 King 4553, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Charlie Hooks (tp), Holley Dismukes (as), Louie Stephens (ts), Teddy Buckner (bs), Todd Rhodes (p), Joe Williams (b), Bill Benjamin (d)
I'm In Love With You (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 487 Disc 5060 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
I'm Just Dumb
1940.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 053109-1 Bluebird B8564 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), prob. Alfred Elkins (imb), unknown (2nd g)
I'm Nuts About That Gal (Lonnie Johnson)
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152259-2 OKeh 8946 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I'm Nuts Over You (But You Just A Teaser)
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91346-A Decca 7397 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I'm So Afraid
1949.11.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5805 King 4346 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Franklyn Skeete (b), Leon Abramson (d)
I'm So Crazy for Love
1950.09.14 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5955 King 4411 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
I'm So Glad (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.12.10 -- Cincinnati, OH - 5310 King 4212 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
I'm So Tired Of Living All Alone (Lonnie Johnson)
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400447-A,-B OKeh 8677 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Need Romance
1953.05.15 -- NYC - SDC-4370 Savoy 898, Savoy 2256, on: Ladies Sing the Blues: Roots of Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2 (released 1981) - Dolly Cooper (v), George Kelly (ts), Heywood Henry (bs), Lee Anderson (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Prince Babbs (b), Gene Brooks (d)
In Love Again (Lonnie Johnson)
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059212-1 Bluebird B8748 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 494 Disc 5064 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5448 King 4225 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
I Stagger In My Sleep
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053986-1 Bluebird B8700 - Clara Morris (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,), Willie Mitchell (imb)
It Ain't What You Usta Be (Lonnie Johnson)
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91342-A Decca 7427 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
It Feels So Good - Part 1,2 (Spencer Williams)
1929.02.18 -- NYC - 401622-A, 401623-D OKeh 8664 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), J.C. Johnson (p)
It Feels So Good - Part 3,4
(Spencer Williams)
1929.05.24 -- NYC - 401981-A, 401982-B OKeh 8697 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), J.C. Johnson (p)
It's A Sin
1950.08.22 -- NYC - 50-S-272A MGM 10818 - Ivory Joe Hunter (v,p), Reunald Jones, Joe Jordan (tp), Leo Williams (tb), Joe Evans (as), Budd Johnson (ts,bs), Elmer Williams (ts), Lonnie Johnson (g), Harold Holmes (b), Chuck Walker (d)
It's Been So Long
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5338 King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b), unknown (d)?
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-43 Rama 19 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (b)
It's Hot - Let It Alone
1927.12.14 -- Chicago IL - 13289 Gennet 6423 - Duke Owens (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), Bud Wilson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (v,g)
It's Too Late To Cry
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5550-2 King unissued, Charly 266, on: Me and My Crazy Self (released 1991) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
1963.10.13 -- Bremen, GER - Fontana 5204, on: American Folk Blues Festival '63 (released 1969) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
It Was All In Vain
1951.02.26 -- Cinncinati OH - K-9025-1 King 4473, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Ray Felder (ts), Eddie Smith (b), Willie Wilkins (p), Tommy Smith (d)
I've Been A Fool Myself
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I've Got To Get Rid Of You
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
I Want A Little Some O' That What You Got (Jimmy Foster)
1929.02.27 -- NYC - 401670-B OKeh8691 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jimmy Foster (v), unknown (p)
I Want My Baby (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5335 King 4225 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b)
I Want Some Sea Food

1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91777-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
I Wonder Who's Holding You
1945.00.00 -- NYC - UC 3757 Continental 6055, Continental 16003, on: Folk Blues (released 1963) - Sonny Boy & Sam (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))

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Jackson Blues
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion unissued - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Jam Up Too Tight
1927.04.30 -- St. Louis MO - 80804-B OKeh unissued - Helen Humes (v), poss. De Loise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Jelly, Jelly (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Jelly Killed Old Sam
1931.07.06 -- NYC - 151668-3 Columbia 14662-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Jelly Look What You Done Done (Hurston)
1927.11.01 -- NYC - 81597-B OKeh 8550 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Jelly Roll --> see: He's A Jelly Roll Baker
Jelly Roll Baker
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5374-2 King 4388, King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hot Lips Page Band [Joe Knight? (p), Carl Wilson? (b), Bobby Donaldson? (d)]
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2140 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (relased 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Jersey Belle Blues
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044050-1 Bluebird B8387 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
Jet
? -- ? - Spivey 1012, on: Spivey's Blues Parade (released 1970) - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson, Little Brother Montgomery, Sonny Greer
Jet Black Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
? -- ? - Blind Willie Dunn and his Gin Bottle Four (Hoagy Carmichael (v), J.C. Johnson (p), Lonnie Johnson, Eddie Lang (g), King Oliver (cn))
Jivin' Boogie
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21608 Hytone 32 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
Joe Brown's Own Texas Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80810-A OKeh unissued - Joe Brown (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Johnson Swings
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Johnson Trio Stomp
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73946-A Okeh 8417 - Lonnie Johnson (vn), James Johnson (p)
Juice Headed Baby
1967.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Just Another Day
1952.06.03 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9145 King 4572, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Charlie Hooks (tp), Holley Dismukes (as), Louie Stephens (ts), Teddy Buckner (bs), Todd Rhodes (p), Joe Williams (b), Bill Benjamin (d)
1952.06.29 -- London UK - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Just A Rank Stud
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
Just A Roaming Man
1931.02.11 -- NYC - 404848-A OKeh 8875 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1931.03.10 -- NYC -404848-C OKeh 8875 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)

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Kansas City Blues - Part 1,2
1927.12.17 -- Chicago IL - 82092-B, 82093-C OKeh 8537 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), De Loise Searcy (p)
Keep It To Yourself
1930.02.07 -- NYC - 403750-A OKeh 8812 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), James P., Johnson (p)
Keep What You Got
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 485 Disc 5062 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
Keep Your Hands Out Of My Money
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21611 Hytone 33 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
Keghouse Blues
1928.02.17 -- Memphis TN - 400263-B OKeh 8583 - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,sp)
Kicking My Man Around
1941.06.30 -- Chicago IL - C-3890-1 Columbia 06667 - Ruth Ladson (v) and Three Shadows (Lonnie Johnson (g)...)

Laplegged Drunk Again (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63522-A Decca 7537 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb)
The Last Call
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074067-1 Bluebird B8980 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Layin' On The Strings
1927.11.10 -- NYC - 81810-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Lazy Mood (Mercer, Miller)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Lazy Woman (Blues) (Lonnie Johnson)
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059208-1 Bluebird B8748 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5447 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Leave Me Or Love Me
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2272 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
Lester Leeps In
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2131 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Let All Married Women Alone (Lonnie Johnson)
1930.11.22 -- NYC - 404561-A OKeh 8846 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
1928.02.15 -- Memphis TN - 400237-C OKeh unissued - Johnson, Hayes And Prater (Nap Hayes (g), Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), Matthew Prater (md), unknown (v)
Let's Get Together
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91762-A Decca 7678 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
Let's Ride Tonight (Together?) (Victoria Spivey)
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Levee Camp Moan Blues
1927.08.12 -- NYC - 81225-B OKeh 8498 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Life Saver Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.11.09 -- NYC - 81801-B Okeh 8557 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lines In My Face
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2787 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Little Rockin' Chair (Lonnie Johnson)
1950.09.14 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5957-3 King 4423, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
Lonesome Bedtime Jail House Blues
1928.02.17 -- Memphis TN - 400262-B OKeh unissued - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p,v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Lonesome Day Blues
1947.00.00? -- Detroit MI - Paradise 123 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p,b)
Lonesome Ghost Blues
1927.08.11 -- NYC - 81215-B OKeh 8505 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lonesome Jail Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.01.19 -- NYC - 73939-B Okeh 8309 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (p)
Lonesome Road (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074069-1 Bluebird 34-0714 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati, OH - King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lonesome Valley Blues
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 80817-A OKeh 8476 - Irene Scruggs (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Long Black Train

1930.08.05 -- NYC - 404280-C OKeh 8822 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Long Lonesome Day Blues
1927.08.11 -- NYC - 81213-A OKeh 8511 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Long Road To Travel
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Long Time Blues
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2270 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v), Cliff Jackson (p)
Lonnie's Got The Blues
1926.05.13 -- St. Louis MO - 9674-A Okeh 8411 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), James Johnson (p)
Looking For A Sweetie
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lonnie's Traveling Light
1963.11.15 -- NYC - Spivey 1012, on: Spivey's Blues Parade (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Losing Game
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2782 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lots Of Loving
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Love Bug Blues
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91779-A Decca 7676 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Love Is A Song
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152263-2 Columbia unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Love Is Just A Song --> see: Love Is A Song
Love Is the Answer
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4006-1 Aladdin 197 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
The Loveless Blues
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044051-1 Bluebird B8338 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
Love Me Tonight
1964.05.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-11890 King 5907 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,b,d)
Love Shows Weakness
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2061-2 Vocalion unissued - The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)...
Love Sick Blues
1938.10.21 -- Chicago IL - 91547-A Decca 7534 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Londsay (sb), unknown (p)
Love Story Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73942-B Okeh 8282 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Love That Gal
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5337 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b)
Low Down St. Louis Blues
1931.02.11 -- NYC - 404849-A OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1931.03.10 -- NYC - 404849-E OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Low Land Moan (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.11.12 -- NYC - 82043-A Okeh 8677 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Lucky Dreamer
1964.05.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-11891 King 5945 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,b,d)

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Mahogany Hall Stomp (Spencer Williams)
1929.03.05 -- NYC - 401691 OKeh 8680 - Louis Armstrong (v,t) and His Savoy Ballroom Five (J.C. Higginbotham (tr), Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes (as), Teddy Hill (ts), Luis Russell (p), Eddie Condon (bj), Lonnie Johnson (g), Pops Foster (b), Paul Barbarin (d)
Make Love To Me Baby
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Mama Blues
1945.00.00 -- NYC - UC 3758 Continental 6055, Continental 16003, on: Folk Blues (released 1963) - Sonny Boy & Sam (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Mama's Bad Luck Child
1928.03.10 -- San Antonio TX - 400455-B OKeh 8578 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
A Man Ain't Nothing But A Fool
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91527-A Decca 7568 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Man Killing Broad
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91339-A Decca 7445 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
The Marines Hymn
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Matinee Hour In New Orleans
1947.01.05? -- Linden NJ - K-5576 King 4277 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Paul Renfro (ts), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Mean Bloodhound Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82052-A OKeh 8704 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Me And My Crazy Self
1951.10.26 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9094 King 4510 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Red Prysock (ts), (James?) Jimmy Robinson (p), Clarence Mack (b), Calvin Shields (d)
Mean Old Bed Bug Blues (Wood)
1927.08.11 -- NYC - 81214-B OKeh 8497 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Memories Of You (Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2149 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Memphis Stomp
1928.02.15 -- Memphis TN - 400238-A OKeh 45314 - The Blue Boys (Nap Hayes (g), Lonnie Johnson (vn), Matthew Prater (md)
Men, Get Wise To Yourself
1932.02.09 -- NYC - 405140-A OKeh 8937 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Me No Lika You (Jordan, Bunch)
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91530-A Decca 7544 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Midnight Call (Blues)
1929.10.09 -- NYC - 403042-A OKeh 8818 - Blind Willie Dunn (g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Miss Bessie Mae
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21612 Hytone 33 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
Mister Trouble
1967.00.00 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Misunderstood Blues
1929.06.14 -- NYC - 402456-A OKeh 8894 - Charlie "Specks" McFadden (v), Roosevelt Sykes (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Mitzy
1945.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 105 Mercury 2002 - Carl (Karl) Jones (v), Bob Shaffner (tp), Richard Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (as, b,d)
Moanin' Blues
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2783 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Monkey And The Baboon (Spencer Williams)
1930.01.08 -- NYC - 403597-B OKeh 8762 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v), James P. Johnson (p), Clarence Williams (woodblocks)
Monkey And The Baboon - Part 2
1930.05.24 -- NYC - 404042-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v,prob. perc.), poss. Clarence Williams (p)
1930.06.05 -- NYC - 404042-F OKeh 8802 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Spencer Williams (v,prob. perc.), poss. Clarence Williams (p)
The Mooche (Eduard Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills)
1928.10.01 -- NYC - ? - Duke Ellington (p), Bubber Miley, Arthur Whetsol, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton (tb), Barney Bigard (corn), Johnny Hodges (as,ss), Harry Carney (cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), Fred Guy (bj), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d), Baby Cox (v)
More Rhythm
1941.01.06 -- Chicago IL - Document DLP 598, on: Lonnie Johnson - Vol.2 1925 - 1941 (released ?) - Lonnie Johnson Trio (Lonnie Johnson (g,v), Dan Dixon (v,g), Andrew Harris (sb))
Mr. Blues Walks
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
Mr. Johnson Swing (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63520-A Decca 7509 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb,d)
Mr. Johnson's Blues (Jessie J. Johnson)
1925.11.04 -- St. Louis MO - 9435-A OKeh 8253 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), John Arnold (p)
Mr. Johnson's Blues No. 2
(Lonnie Johnson)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402440-C OKeh 8709 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p)
Mr. Johnson's Guitar Talks
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 164 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Mr. Trouble
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Murder In the First Degree
1927.11.01 -- NYC - 81596-B OKeh 8581 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
My Baby Blues (Bad And Evil Blues)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3670 Continental 6053, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
My Baby Isn't Here
1965.06.18 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Victoria Spivey: Queen and Her Knights (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Sonny Greer (d)
My Baby's Gone
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5334 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b)
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
My Daddy's Coffin Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82051-B OKeh 8588 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
My Heart Don't Cry Out For You Any More
1929.03.14 -- NYC - 401712-A OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p)
My Heavy Load
1947.06.00? -- Chicago IL - UB 21610 Hytone 33 - Sunnyland Slim (v,p) & His Sunny Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), Andrew Harris (b))
My Independent Man
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2059-1 Vocalion 04013 - The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)...
My Last Love
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 484 Disc 5061 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
My Little Kitten Susie
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2780 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
My Love Don't Belong To You
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152262-2 Columbia 14674-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
My Love Is Down (Lonnie Johnson)
1944.12.14 -- Chicago IL - D4AB-329-1A Bluebird 34-0742 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ransom Knowling (b)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
My Mother's Eyes (Gilbert, Baer)
1951.10.26 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9093 King 4510 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Red Prysock (ts), (James?) Jimmy Robinson (p), Clarence Mack (b), Calvin Shields (d
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
My My Baby (Johnson, Mann)
1948.11.19 -- Cincinnati OH- K-5581 King 4278 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
My Woman Is Gone
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-19 Rama 9 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (ts,b,d)
My Worried Mind Blues
1938.10.21 -- Chicago IL - 91548-A Decca 7562 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Londsay (sb), unknown (p)

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New Black Snake Blues (Part 1,2)
1928.10.13 -- NYC - 401222-A, 401223-A OKeh 8626 - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.04.00 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen and Her Knights (released 1965) - Little Brother Montgomery (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
(The) New Fallin' Rain Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402442-B OKeh 8709 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), unknown (p)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63521-A Decca 7461 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb,d)
New Orleans Blues
1948.11.19 -- Cincinnati OH- K-5588 King unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2135 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2784 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Newport Blues
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73940-A OKeh 8287 - James "Steady Roll" Johnson (v,bj), Lonnie Johnson (k), De Loise Searcy (P)
New Years Blues
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2781 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Nightmare Blues
1927.10.31 -- NYC - 81590-A OKeh 8581 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Nile Of Genago
(Lonnie Johnson)
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73944-A Okeh 8291 - Lonnie Johnson (g), James Johnson (g)
No. 12 Let Me Roam (Victoria Spivey, Erby)
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80770-B OKeh 8494 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
Nobody's Lovin' Me
1950.09.14 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5956 King 4432, King 1083, on: Tomorrow Night (released 1970) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
No Good Blues
1926.01.20 -- NYC - 73940-A OKeh 8287 - James "Steady Roll" Johnson (v,vn), Lonnie Johnson (bj), De Loise Searcy (P)
No Love For Sale
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
No More Cryin'
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2279 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
No More Troubles Now
1930.09.11 -- NYC - 404437-A,-B OKeh 8831 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
No More Women Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400446-A OKeh 8624 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
No One To Call You Dear (Ain't It Tough)
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91349-A Decca 7408 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Edgar Saucier (as), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d))
No, Papa, No! (Victoria Spivey)
1928.10.17 -- NYC - 401242-B OKeh 8634 - Victoria Spivey (v), Clarence Williams (p), Lonnie Johnson (perc)
Nothin' Clicken' Chicken (Lonnie Johnson)
1950.09.14 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5958 King 4411 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
Nothing But A Rat (Lonnie Johnson)
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044048-1 Bluebird B8322 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
Nothing But Trouble
1950.09.20 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5959-2 King 4432 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
Not The Chump I Used To Be (Lonnie Johnson)
1931.08.21 -- NYC - 404968-B OKeh 8916 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Not Until You Came My Way
1949.04.08 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5722 King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Earl Wood (d)
Number Runner's Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91532-A Decca 7536 - Jimmie Gordon (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), Lonnie Johnson (eg !), unknown (d)
Nuts About That Girl
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)

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Oh! Doctor The Blues
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74273-A Okeh 8391 - Lonnie Johnson (v,harmonium), James Johnson (vn)
Oh Yes, Baby
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2278 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
Old Fashioned Love (James P. Johnson, Cecil Mack)
1950.09.20 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5960 King unissued, Charly 266, on: Me and My Crazy Self (released 1991) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
Old Rocking Chair (Hoagy Carmichael)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
The Old Rugged Cross
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Once Or Twice
1930.01.08 -- NYC - 403596-C OKeh 8812 - Lonnie Johnson (v), Spencer Williams (v), James P. Johnson (p)
One Sided Love Affair
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
One Woman Blues
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63507-A Decca 7435 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (cl,sb,d))
On the Sunny Side Of the Street
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2133 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
Outdoors Blues
1939.04.18 -- NYC - 65424-A Decca 7613 - Ollie Shepard (v), His Kentucky Boys (Chu Berry (ts), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson? (g), unknown (d))
Outsider Blues
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 80818-A OKeh unissued - Irene Scruggs (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)

Pee Wee Pee Wee
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63511-A Decca 7541 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (cl,sb,d))
Penitentiary Moan Blues
1928.11.16 -- NYC - 401334-B OKeh 8640 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Playing Around
1947.01.05? -- Linden NJ - K-5577 King 4293 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Paul Renfro (ts), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Playing With The Strings
1928.02.21 -- Memphis TN - 400277-B OKeh 8558 - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Please Baby
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2274 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey(p), Lonnie Johnson (v), Cliff Jackson (p)
Please Come Back Home
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2058-2 Vocalion unissued - The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)...
Please Come Back To Me Blues
1928.02.18 -- Memphis TN - 400267-B OKeh unissued - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Please Help Me (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Pleasing You (As Long I Live) (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5547-1 King 4245, King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
1959.00.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-4458 King 5293 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p,b,d,v grp)
Poker Playing Daddy
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053988-1 Bluebird B8767 - Clara Morris (v), Blind John Davis (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,), Willie Mitchell (imb)
Pouring Down Rain
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
President's Blues
1949.05.20 -- NYC - W 74937 A Decca 48107 - Herman Ray (v), J.T. Brown (ts), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (b,d)
Pretty Man Blues
1926.07.27 -- St. Louis MO - Vocalion 1044 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Prisoner of Love (Columbo, Gaskill, Robin)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)

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Racketeers Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152260-2 OKeh 8946 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Raining On the Cold Ground (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Raise the (Your) Window High
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Rambler's Blues
(Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074068-1 Bluebird 34-0708 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
Range In My Kitchen Blues
1927.08.11 -- NYC - 81212-B OKeh 8526 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Rattle Snake Groan
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion 1081 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Red Cup Porter
1937.11.09 -- Chicago IL - 91353-A Decca 7389 - Georgia White (v), Edgar Saucier (as), Richard M. Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Red Lantern Blues
1927.10.28 -- NYC - 81586-B OKeh 8550 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
The Risin' Sun
1928.11.15 -- NYC - 401331-A OKeh 8673 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), Eddie Lang (g)
Road Tramp Blues
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63540-B Decca 7589 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Roamin' Gambler
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Roaming Rambler Blues (Wood)
1927.08.12 -- NYC - 81221-A OKeh 8618 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Rockin' Chair
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Rock Me Daddy
1937.11.09 -- Chicago IL - 91352-A,-C Decca 7436 - Georgia White (v), Edgar Saucier (as), Richard M. Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Rocks In My Bed
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 492 Disc 5063 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Rocks In My Bed No. 2
1941.01.06 -- Chicago IL, Boulevard Lounge - Document DLP 598, on: Lonnie Johnson - Vol.2 1925 - 1941 (released ?) - Lonnie Johnson Trio (Lonnie Johnson (g,v), Andrew Harris (sb))
Rolling Chair
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91777-A Decca 7676 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Romance In the Stars
1949.05.09 -- Linden NJ - K-5725 King unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Jerry Lane (g)

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Sad And Dissapointed Jill
1947.12.00 -- Cinncinati OH - K 5375-3 King 4207 - Big Maybelle (v), Hot Lips Page Orchestra (Hot Lips Page (p), Joe Britton (tb), Vincent Bair-Bey (as), Tom Archia, Hal Singer (ts), Joe Knight (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Carl Wilson (b), Clarence "Bobby" Donaldson (d))
Sam, You Can't Do That To Me
(Lonnie Johnson)
1930.09.11 -- NYC - 404438-A,-B OKeh 8831 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Sam, You're Just A Rat
1932.02.09 -- NYC - 405141-A OKeh 8937 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p) -

Saturday Night Blues
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63542-A Decca 7498 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Savoy Blues (Edward Ory)
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 82056 OKeh 8535 - Louis Armstrong (v,c) and His Hot Five (Kid Ory (tr), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin Armstrong (p), Johnny St. Cyr (bj,g), Lonnie Johnson (g))
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
S-B-A Blues
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63509-A Decca 7448 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (ts,sb,d))
Scott Levee Blues
1928.02.17 -- Memphis TN - 400264-B OKeh unissued - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Searchin' For Flats
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 13288 Gennet unissued - Duke Owens (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), Bud Wilson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (g)
Secret Emotions
1941.01.06 -- Chicago IL - Document DLP 598, on: Lonnie Johnson - Vol.2 1925 - 1941 (released ?) - Lonnie Johnson Trio (Lonnie Johnson (g), Dan Dixon (v,g), Andrew Harris (sb))
Section Gang Blues
1927.08.12 -- NYC - 81224-B OKeh 8498 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
See See Rider (Trad.) --> see also: C.C. Rider
1963.10.13 -- Bremen, Germany - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
September Song
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Setting Sun Blues
1926.07.27 -- St. Louis MO - Vocalion 1047 - George Hannah (v), Lonnie Johnson (vn), John Erby (p)
Seven Long Days
1951.10.26 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9095 King 4503 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Red Prysock (ts), (James?) Jimmy Robinson (p), Clarence Mack (b), Calvin Shields (d)
Shack Bully Stomp
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63539-A Decca 7479 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
She Ain't Right
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059209-1 Bluebird B8684 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
She Devil
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
She Don't Know Who She Wants
1930.01.23 -- NYC - 403672-B OKeh 8775 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
She Is Something
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
She Just Won't Don't
1929.02.27 -- NYC - 401669-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p)
She's A Mighty Fine Woman
1945.09.28 -- Chicago IL - Mercury 2005 - Sippie Wallace (v), Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
She's Dangerous With That Thing
1932.01.12 -- NYC - 152062-1 Columbia 14647-D - Jimmie Jordan (v,g)
She's Drunk Again
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
She's Making Whoopee In Hell Tonight (Lonnie Johnson)
1930.01.07 -- NYC - 403594-B OKeh 8768 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
She's My Mary
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044047-1 Bluebird B8322 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
She's Only A Woman
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044046-1 Bluebird B8363 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
She's So Sweet
1949.05.09 -- Linden NJ - K-5724 King 4317, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Jerry Lane (g)
Shiftin' My Gear Blues
1928.02.18 -- Memphis TN - 400268-B OKeh 8583 - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p), Lonnie Johnson (g,sp)
Shorty George
1945.09.28 -- Chicago IL - Mercury 2005 - Sippie Wallace (v), Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Artie Sharks (ts,cl), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
Sitting On A Log
1928.03.10 -- San Antonio TX - 400454-B OKeh 8624 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Sleepy Water Blues
1931.12.03 -- NYC - 405098-A OKeh 8926 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Slow And Easy
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2785 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1964.00.00? -- ? - Lester Recording Catalog (LRC) 2-9077, on: Blues Men (released 1994) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Smokey Rattler
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 80819-A OKeh unissued - Irene Scruggs (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Sneakin' Lizard Blues
1927.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 82050-B OKeh 8538 - Blue Belle (Bessie Mae Smith) (v), DeLoise Searcy? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Solid Blues
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 486 Disc 5063 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (d)
Solitude
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Somebody's Got To Go (Lonnie Johnson)
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059207-1 Bluebird B8684 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Some Day Baby (Lonnie Johnson)
1944.12.14 -- Chicago IL - D4AB-328 Bluebird 34-0732 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ransom Knowling (b)
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Something Fishy (Don't Lie To Me) (Lonnie Johnson)
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91345-A Decca 7388 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Sorrow Valley Blues
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 80820-A OKeh 8476 - Irene Scruggs (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
So Tired (Morgan; Stuart)
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1948.11.19 -- Cincinnati OH- K-5580 King 4263 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Sorta Need You
1950.08.22 -- NYC - 50-S-271A MGM 10861 - Ivory Joe Hunter (v,p), Reunald Jones, Joe Jordan (tp), Leo Williams (tb), Joe Evans (as), Budd Johnson (ts,bs), Elmer Williams (ts), Lonnie Johnson (g), Harold Holmes (b), Chuck Walker (d)
South Bound Backwater (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63524-A,-B Decca 7461 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Roosevelt Sykes (p), unknown (sb)
South Bound Water
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80742-B Okeh 8466 - Lonnie Johnson (v), James Johnson (g)
Southern Railroad Blues
1928.02.13 -- Memphis TN - 400212-B OKeh unissued - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
1928.02.29 -- Memphis TN - 400212-C OKeh unissued - Jim "Mooch" Richardson (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Southland Is All Right With Me
1931.02.11 -- NYC - 404846-A OKeh 8909 - Lonnie Johnson (v,prob. p)
South West Pacific Blues (Hot Cornbread And Blackeyed Peas)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3668 Continental 6050, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) • Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Speedway Blues
1927.12.16 -- Chicago IL - 82088-B OKeh unissued - Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (p)
Stand Alone Blues
1960s -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 518, on: Hear Me Howling! Blues, Ballads, & Beyond: The Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Boxset (released 2011) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Brownie McGhee? (p)
Stardust
1952.06.29 -- London UK - unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Stay Out Of Walnut Street Alley
1928.03.13 -- San Antonio TX - 81221-A OKeh 8618
Steady Grind
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80766-B OKeh 8464 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
Steppin' On The Blues
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80748-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (sp), prob. John Erby (p)
Stick By Me Baby
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 166 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Stick With It Baby
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-30 Rama 14 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (ts,b,d)
St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2137 Prestige Bluesville 1011, on: Blues & Ballads (relased 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
St. Louis Cyclone Blues (Porter Grainger)
1927.10.03 -- NYC - 81503-B OKeh 8512 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Porter Grainger (p)
The St. Louis Train Kept Passing By
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 13289 Gennet 6366 - Duke Owens (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), George Jefferson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (v,g)
The St. Louis Train Kept Passing Thru' --> see: The St. Louis Train Kept Passing By
Stompin' At the Penny
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Stompin' Em Along Slow
1928.02.21 -- Memphis TN - 400278-B OKeh 8558 - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Stomping Weaver's Blues
1927.04.30 -- St. Louis MO - 80806-B OKeh unissued - Helen Humes (v), poss. De Loise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Stop Talking
1963.11.15 -- NYC - 165 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Stormy Weather (1,2)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2139 Bluesville unissued, Original Blues Classics (OBC) 570, on: Blues, Ballads, and Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2 (released 1993) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
A Story About Barbara
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Streamline Blues
1939.09.13 -- Chicago IL - 91757-A Decca 7660 - Johnnie Temple (v), John Robinson (cl), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (sb)
String Along With Lonnie
1927.11.09 -- NYC - 81800-A Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Sugar Mama
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91529-A Decca 7529 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Suitcase Blues
1945.09.25 -- Chicago IL - 118 Mercury 2016 - Sippie Wallace, Albert Ammons (p) & His Rhythm Kings (Lonnie Johnson (g), John Lindsay (b), Tom Taylor (d))
Summertime (Gershwin, Heyward)
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2790 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Sun To Sun Blues
1926.01.19 -- NYC - 73937-B Okeh 8291 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), James Johnson (p)
Sundown Blues (Williams)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402438-A OKeh 8754 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p)
Sunny Side Of the Street
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2133 Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
The Sun Will Shine In My Door Someday
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80747-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v), James Johnson (g)
Superstitious Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80808-A OKeh 8491 - Joe Brown (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Sweetheart Land
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91350-A Decca 7400 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Edgar Saucier (as), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d))
Sweet Lucille
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63541-A Decca 7441 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Sweet Potato Blues (Smith)
1927.11.13 -- NYC - 82053-A Okeh 8586 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), De Loise Searcy? (p)
Sweet Woman You Can't Go Wrong (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.08.05 -- NYC - 81189-B OKeh 8512 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Sweet Woman, See For Yourself
(Lonnie Johnson)
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74274-A Okeh 8435 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p)
Swingin' the Blues
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Swinging With Lonnie (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Otis Spann (p)
Swing Out Rhythm
1937.11.08 -- Chicago IL - 91343-A Decca 7427 - Lonnie Johnson (g)

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Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do (Porter Grainger...)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63550-A Decca 7477 - Georgia White (v,prob.p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
Take Me I'm Yours (Lonnie Johnson)
1951.02.26 -- Cinncinati OH - K-9027 King 4459, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Ray Felder (ts), Eddie Smith (b), Willie Wilkins (p), Tommy Smith (d)
Talking Boogie (Talkin' Blues or Release Me Baby)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3675 Continental 6052, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
T-B Blues
1927.04.27 -- St. Louis MO - 80771-B OKeh 8494 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), John Erby (p)
Teardrops in My Eyes
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Tears Don't Fall No More
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Tell Me Baby
1947.00.00? -- Detroit MI - Paradise 123 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p,b)
Tell Me Little Woman (Johnson, Mann)
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5554 King 4263 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Tell Me Why (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.12.16 -- Chicago IL - 82087-B OKeh unissued - Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (p)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 491 Disc 5060 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
That Lonesome Road
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
That's Love
1941.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 059206-1 Bluebird B8804 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Lil Armstrong (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
There Is No Justice
1932.03.17 -- NYC - 15143-1 Columbia 14655-D - Jimmy Jordan (v,g)
There'll Been Some Changes Made
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
There Must Be A Way
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
There's No Love
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
1960.04.05 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2146 Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Elmer Snowden (g), Wendel Marshall (b)
There's No Use of Lovin' (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74270-A Okeh 8376 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p), prob. Victoria Spivey (v)
This Love Of Mine
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-41 Rama 20 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (b)
1965.00.00 -- NYC - Blue Magnet 1001, on: Lonnie Johnson, The Unsung Blues Legend. The Living Room Session (released 2000) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Thursday Girl (Victoria Spivey)
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Tin Can Alley Blues
1927.10.31 -- NYC - 81588-B OKeh 8524 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Porter Grainger (p)
Today Blues
1926.05.14? -- St. Louis MO - 9699-A OKeh 8348 - Cora Perkins (v), Lonnie Johnson? (vn), James Johnson or DeLoise Searcy (p), unknown (md)
To Do This, You Got To Know How (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.08.14 -- NYC - 80075-A Okeh 40695 - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Tombstone Blues
1927.11.13 -- NYC - 82054-B Okeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), prob. De Loise Searcy (p)
Tomorrow
1948.08.13 -- Cincinnati, OH - King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Tomorrow Night (Lonnie Johnson's Theme Song) (Wilhelm Grosz, Sam Coslow)
1947.12.10 -- Cincinnati, OH - 5313-1 King 4201, 4258 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
1947.00.00? -- Detroit MI - Paradise 110 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p,b)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Too Late To Cry (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Too Much Trouble
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63548-A Decca 7477 - Georgia White (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Toothache Blues Part 1,2
1928.10.17 -- NYC - 401243-B, 401247-A OKeh 8744 - Victoria Spivey (v), Lonnie Johnson (v), Clarence Williams (p)
Too Tight Mama
1947.12.00 -- Cinncinati OH - K 5322 King 4227 - Big Maybelle (v), Hot Lips Page Orchestra (Hot Lips Page (p), Joe Britton (tb), Vincent Bair-Bey (as), Tom Archia, Hal Singer (ts), Joe Knight (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Carl Wilson (b), Clarence "Bobby" Donaldson (d))
Treat 'Em Right (Lonnie Johnson)
1927.04.25 -- St. Louis MO - 80743-B Okeh 8484 - Lonnie Johnson (v), James Johnson (g)
Triflin' Man Blues
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion unissued - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Trouble Blues
1949.05.20 -- NYC - W 74936 A Decca 48105 - Herman Ray (v), J.T. Brown (ts), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (b,d)
Trouble In Mind (Jones)
1945.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 106 Mercury 2002 - Karl Jones (v), Bob Shaffner & His Harlem Hot Shots (Bob Shaffner (tp), "Clarence" (as), Richard Jones (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (b), Mr. Bates (d))
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 157, on: Otis Spann: Portraits in Blues Vol. 3 (released 1963) - Otis Spann (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
1965.11.00 -- Toronto CAN - on: Stompin At the Penny - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Charles Gall (c), Jim McHarg (b)...)
Troubles Ain't Nothing But the Blues
1949.11.29 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5803-2 King 4346, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Franklyn Skeete (b), Leon Abramson (d)
Truckin' Thru Traffic
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91525-A Decca 7529 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Trust Your Husband
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044049-1 Bluebird B8387 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
Twelve O'Clock Blues
1927.01.28 -- NYC - Vocalion 1080 - Luella Miller (v), James Johnson? (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
Two Tone Stomp
1928.11.17 -- NYC - 401338-B OKeh 8637 - Lonnie Johnson (g), Blind Willie Dunn (g)

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Uncle Ned, Don't Use Your Head
1931.12.03 -- NYC - 405099-A OKeh 8926 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Unkind Mama
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80813-A OKeh 8528 - Raymond Boyd (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Unselfish Love
1932.08.12 -- NYC - 152261-1 Columbia 14674-D - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Vaya Con Dios
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-40 Rama 19 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (b)
Very Lonesome Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.01.19 -- NYC - 73935-B Okeh 8282 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (vn), De Loise Searcy (p)
The Victim Of Love
1944.12.14 -- Chicago IL - D4AB-330 Bluebird 34-0742 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ransom Knowling (b)
Violin Blues
1928.02.15 -- Memphis TN - 400239-A OKeh 8708 - Johnson Boys (Nap Hayes (g), Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), Matthew Prater (md))

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Wake Up Daddy
1961.09.21 -- NYC - Bluesville 1054, on: Woman Blues (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Watch Shorty (Lonnie Johnson)
1944.12.14 -- Chicago IL - D4AB-331 Bluebird 34-0732 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ransom Knowling (b)
Way Down That Lonesome Road

1928.03.13 -- San Antonio TX - 400490-A OKeh 8574 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Weary Money Blues
1927.12.16 -- Chicago IL - 82086-B OKeh unissued - Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (p)
We Both Got To Die
1965.04/06 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen And Her Knights (released 1965) - Victoria Spivey (v), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
West End Blues
1965.11.24 -- Toronto CAN - Columbia, on: Stompin At the Penny (released 1965) - Lonnie Johnson (g), Jim McHarg’s Metro Stompers (Eric Nielson (cl), Charles Gall (tp), Ron Simpson (bj), Jim McHarg (b), Bernie Nathan (d))
West Texas Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400443-A OKeh 8603 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
1965.04.00 -- NYC - Spivey 1006, on: Queen and Her Knights (released 1965) - Little Brother Montgomery (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), Sonny Greer (d)
What A Difference A Day Makes (Adams, Grever)
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2789 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
What A Real Woman
1947.12.14 -- Cincinnati, OH - Federal 12376 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g,), John Hughes (p), Roy Coulter (b), unknown (d)
What A Woman (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.12.10 -- Cincinnati, OH - 5311-1 King 4201 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
What Do You Bet?
1941.06.30 -- Chicago IL - C-3892-1 Columbia unissued - Ruth Ladson (v) and Three Shadows (Lonnie Johnson (g)...)
What Do You Want That I've Got Pretty Baby
1950.09.20 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5962 King unissued, Charly 266, on: Me and My Crazy Self (released 1991) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
What Makes You Act Like That?
1930.10.31 -- NYC - 150928-2 Columbia 14568-D - Clara Smith And Tommy Jordan (Clara Smith (v), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)), Alex Hill (p)
What More Can A Man Do?

1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63546-A Decca 7479 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
What's Your Guess?
1938.03.31 -- NYC - 63514-A Decca 7463 - Ollie Shepard (v,p), His Kentucky Boys (Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (ts,sb,d))
When A Man Is Treated Like A Dog
1927.12.13 -- Chicago IL - 13290 Gennet 6366 - Duke Owens (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), George Jefferson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (v,g)
When I'm Gone (Will It Still Be Me)
1950.09.20 -- Cinncinati OH - K-5961-1 King 4432 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Simeon Hatch (p), Paul Parks (b), Nelson Burton (d)
When I Rise Blues

1926.05.14? -- St. Louis MO - 9698-A OKeh 8348 - Cora Perkins (v), Lonnie Johnson? (vn), James Johnson or DeLoise Searcy (p)
When I Was Lovin' Changed My Mind Blues
1926.01.19 -- NYC - 73936-B Okeh 8309 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (vn), De Loise Searcy (p)
When You Always By Yourself
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
When You Fall For Some One That's Not Your Own (Lonnie Johnson)
1928.11.16 -- NYC - 401336-B OKeh 8635 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
When You Feel Low Down (Lonnie Johnson)
1942.02.13 -- Chicago IL - 074075-1 Bluebird B9006 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Andrew Harris (sb)
When You're Feeling Low Down
1961.08.16 or 1966 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ or NYC - Folkways? unissued, Xtra 1037, on: Lonnie Johnson (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Why A Man Does Wrong
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4008 Alladin unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
Why Did You Go (Johnson)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
Why Do You Jive Me Daddy?
1941.06.30 -- Chicago IL - C-3891-1 Columbia 06667 - Ruth Ladson (v) and Three Shadows (Lonnie Johnson (g)...)
Why I Love You (Lonnie Johnson)
1946.07.15 -- NYC - D 490 Disc 5062 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p)
Why Should I Cry
1951.02.26 -- Cinncinati OH - K-9024 King 4459, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Ray Felder (ts), Eddie Smith (b), Willie Wilkins (p), Tommy Smith (d)
Why Should I Grieve After You're Gone
1927.12.14 -- Chicago IL - 13302 Gennet 6423 - Willie Woods (=Jimmy Blythe?) (p), George Jefferson (=James O'Brian=Lonnie Johnson?) (v,g)
Why Women Go Wrong (Lonnie Johnson)
1939.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 044045-1 Bluebird B8363 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Josh Altheimer (p)
The Wide Boogie (House Of Love)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3671 Continental 6052, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Wiggle Round Me Baby (Quincey Avenue Boogie or Can't Go On)
1945.00.00 -- NYC - W 3669 Continental 6050, Continental 16002, on: Low Down Blues (released 1945) - Sonny Boy & Lonnie (or as Sonnie & Lonnie) (A. Smith (v,g), Lonnie Johnson (v,p), Sam Bradley (v,g), unknown (d))
Will You Remember
1953 or 1956 -- NYC - RR-29 Rama 14 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), unknown (ts,b,d)
Windy City Blues
1941.06.30 -- Chicago IL - C-3889-1 Columbia unissued - Ruth Ladson (v) and Three Shadows (Lonnie Johnson (g)...)
Winnie The Wailer
1932.03.17 -- NYC - 15142-1 Columbia 14655-D - Jimmy Jordan (v,g), Fred Longshaw (p)
Wipe It Off (Clarence Williams, Lonnie Johnson)
1930.01.08 -- NYC - 403598-B OKeh 8762 - Lonnie Johnson (v), Clarence Williams (v), James P. Johnson (p), prob. Spencer Williams (scraper)
Woke Up With The Blues In My Fingers
1927.05.02 -- St. Louis MO - 80816-B OKeh unissued - Lonnie Johnson (g)
Woman Changed My Life (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.05.13 -- St. Louis MO - 9673-A Okeh 8358 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), James Johnson (p)
Won't Don't Blues
1925.11.02? -- St. Louis MO - 9427-A Okeh 8280 - Lonnie Johnson (v,vn), Charles Creath's Jazz O-Maniacs (Leonard Davis (t), Horace Eubanks (cl,as), Sam Long (as), William Rollins (ts), Cranston Hamilton (p), Pete Patterson (bj))
Working Man
1949.05.20 -- NYC - W 74935 A Decca 48107 - Herman Ray (v), J.T. Brown (ts), Sam Price (p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (b,d)
Working Man's Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.12.00 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5445-1 King 4212, King 520, on: Lonesome Road (released 1956) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Allen Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Work Ox Blues
1928.11.15 -- NYC - 401330-A OKeh 8658 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g), Eddie Lang (g)
A Worried Woman's Blues
1927.04.30 -- St. Louis MO - 80805-A OKeh 8467 - Helen Humes (v), poss. De Loise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Wrong Woman Blues (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63535- Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
1928.03.13 -- San Antonio TX - 400493-A OKeh 8601 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)

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Yeller Freight House Blues
1927.05.01 -- St. Louis MO - 80807-B OKeh unissued - Joe Brown (v), DeLoise Searcy (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Yellow Girl Blues
1928.03.09 -- San Antonio TX - 400442-B OKeh 8801 - Texas Alexander (v), Lonnie Johnson (g)
Yellow Woman Blues
1928.02.17 -- Memphis TN - 400265-B OKeh unissued - "Keghouse" (v), "Jaybird" (p), Lonnie Johnson (vn)
You Are My Life
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2277 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
You Can't Buy Love
1952.06.03 -- Cincinnati OH - K-9146 King 4572, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Charlie Hooks (tp), Holley Dismukes (as), Louie Stephens (ts), Teddy Buckner (bs), Todd Rhodes (p), Joe Williams (b), Bill Benjamin (d)
You Can't Give A Woman Everything She Needs (Lonnie Johnson)
1929.06.11 -- NYC - 402437-A OKeh 8722 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), unknown (p)
You Can't Stop Me From Drinking
(Parham)
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91775-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
You Didn't Mean What You Said
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville 1062, on: Another Night To Cry (released 1963) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now! Part 1,2
1929.07.03 -- NYC - 402491-B, 402492-B OKeh 8733 - Victoria Spivey (v,prob. p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
You Don't Know What Love Is
1962.04.06 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - Bluesville unissued - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 162, on: Portraits In Blues Vol. 6 (released 1964) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Otis Spann (p)
You Don't Move Me
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
You Don't See Into the Blues Like Me (Lonnie Johnson)
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74269-A Okeh 8451 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p), James Johnson (vn)
You Drove A Good Man Away
1926.08.13 -- NYC - 74267-A Okeh 8451 - Lonnie Johnson (v,p), James Johnson (vn)
You Had Too Much
1930.10.31 -- NYC - 404523-B OKeh 8839 - Lonnie Johnson And Violet Green (Clara Smith (v), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)), Alex Hill (p)
You Have My Life In Your Hands
1965.06.18 or 1967 -- NYC - Folkways 3577, 3578, on: The Complete Folkway Recordings (released 1982) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
You Have No Love In Your Heart
1961.07.13 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2280 Bluesville 1044, on: Idle Hours (released 1962) - Victoria Spivey (p), Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Cliff Jackson (p)
You Know I Do (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4010A-1 Aladdin 3047 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
You Need A Woman Like Me
1931.08.10 -- NYC - 151717-2 Columbia 14625-D - Leola B. Pettigrew (Leola B. Wilson) (v), Wesley Wilson (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
You Only Want Me When I'm Lonely
1951.02.26 -- Cinncinati OH - K-9026-1 King 4473, King 958, on: Lonnie Johnson sings 24 Twelve Bar Blues (released 1966) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Ray Felder (ts), Eddie Smith (b), Willie Wilkins (p), Tommy Smith (d)
You're Getting Old On That Job
1930.10.31 -- NYC - 150927-3 Columbia 14568-D - Clara Smith And Tommy Jordan (Clara Smith (v), Lonnie Johnson (v,g)), Alex Hill (p)
You're Mine Now (Green, Heyman)
1947.08.13 -- Cincinnati OH - K-5551-1 King 4278 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Herman Smith (p), Monte Morrison (b)
Your Last Time Out (Lonnie Johnson)
1947.06.02 -- Chicago IL - 4009-1 Aladdin 3047 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), unknown (b)
You Will Need Me
1960.03.08 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2056 Prestige Bluesville 1007, on: Blues By Lonnie Johnson (released 1960) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Hal Singer (ts), Claude Hopkins (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
You Won't Let Me Go
1960.12.28 -- Englewood Cliffs NJ - 2791 Bluesville 1024, on: Losing Game (released 1961) - Lonnie Johnson (v,g)
Your Worries Ain't Like Mine
1927.22.01 -- NYC - 81598-A OKeh 8565 - Victoria Spivey (v), Porter Grainger (p), Lonnie Johnson (g)
You Take Romance (Lonnie Johnson)
1949.05.09 -- Linden NJ - K-5723 King 4297 - Lonnie Johnson (v,g), Frank Payne (p), Edwyn Conley (b), Jerry Lane (g)

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