Sonny Terry

Sonny Terry

Real Name:
Saunders Terrell
Profile:
Blind American blues harmonica player and vocalist. He primarily played in the Piedmont blues style but also performed in numerous folk music collaborations with the likes of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. He was also well known for his duo with guitarist Brownie McGhee.

b. October 24, 1911 (Greensboro, GA, USA)
d. March 11, 1986 (Mineola, NY, USA)
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Sonny Terry Discography

Albums

550 Josh White, Woody Guthrie, Mary Lou Williams, Champion Jack Dupree, Sonny Terry, Cisco Houston Josh White, Woody Guthrie, Mary Lou Williams, Champion Jack Dupree, Sonny Terry, Cisco Houston - Blues(4xShellac, 12", Album) Asch Records 550 US 1944 Sell This Version
FP 28 Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Coyal McMahan Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Coyal McMahan - Get On Board: Negro Folksongs By The Folkmasters (Album) Folkways Records FP 28 US 1952 Sell This Version
WLP 702 Sonny Terry Talkin' 'Bout The Blues (Album) Washington Records WLP 702 US 1953 Sell This Version
JSLP 50 034 Sonny Terry, Alec Stewart* Sonny Terry, Alec Stewart* - City Blues (Album) Jazz Selection JSLP 50 034 France 1954 Sell This Version
L.D.E. 137, LDE.137 Sonny Terry Folk Blues (Album) Vogue Records, Vogue Records L.D.E. 137, LDE.137 UK 1955 Sell This Version
FA 2412 Pete Seeger And Sonny Terry Pete Seeger And Sonny Terry - Pete Seeger And Sonny Terry (Album) Folkways Records FA 2412 US 1958 Sell This Version
NJT 515, NJT.515 Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee / Chris Barber's Jazz Band Sonny Terry / Brownie McGhee / Chris Barber's Jazz Band - Sonny, Brownie And Chris(10", Album) Pye Nixa, Pye Nixa NJT 515, NJT.515 UK 1958 Sell This Version
FA 2369 Sonny Terry, J.C. Burris, Sticks McGhee* Sonny Terry, J.C. Burris, Sticks McGhee* - On The Road (Album) Folkways Records FA 2369 US 1959 Sell This Version
FS 3817 Big Bill Broonzy · Sonny Terry · Brownie McGhee Big Bill Broonzy · Sonny Terry · Brownie McGhee - Blues With Big Bill Broonzy · Sonny Terry · Brownie McGhee (Album) Folkways Records FS 3817 US 1959 Sell This Version
688 007 ZL Lightnin' Hopkins With Brownie McGhee - Sonny Terry - Big Joe Williams Lightnin' Hopkins With Brownie McGhee - Sonny Terry - Big Joe Williams - Down South Summit Meetin' (Album) World Pacific 688 007 ZL Netherlands 1960 Sell This Version
BV-1025 Sonny Terry Sonny's Story (Album) Prestige Bluesville BV-1025 US 1960 Sell This Version
FP 6 Sonny Terry Sonny Terry's Washboard Band (Album) Folkways Records, Folkways Records FP 6 US 1961 Sell This Version
BV-1029 Lightnin' Hopkins & Sonny Terry Lightnin' Hopkins & Sonny Terry - Last Night Blues (Album) Prestige Bluesville BV-1029 US 1961 Sell This Version
FP 35 Sonny Terry Harmonica & Vocal Solos (Album) Folkways Records FP 35 US 1952 Sell This Version
FA 2483 Woody Guthrie With Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry And Bess Hawes Woody Guthrie With Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry And Bess Hawes - Sings Folk Songs (Album) Folkways Records FA 2483 US 1962 Sell This Version
SLPS 54 Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Alec Stewart* Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Alec Stewart* - Southern Mountain Hoedowns(LP, Red) Stinson Records SLPS 54 US 1962 Sell This Version
SLP 55 Sonny Terry Whoopin' The Blues (Album) Melodisc (3) SLP 55 US 1963 Sell This Version
BV 1059, 1059, BVLP 1059 Sonny Terry Sonny Is King (Album) Prestige Bluesville, Prestige Bluesville, Prestige Bluesville BV 1059, 1059, BVLP 1059 US 1963 Sell This Version
SL 10076 Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry - Blues Hoot Live Recording At The Ash Grove (Album) Stateside SL 10076 UK 1963 Sell This Version
LD 681.30 Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams - Blues Festival (Album) Disques Vogue LD 681.30 France 1963 Sell This Version
SLP 56 Blind Gary Davis With Sonny Terry Blind Gary Davis With Sonny Terry - The Singing Reverend(LP, Album, Red) Stinson Records SLP 56 US 1963 Sell This Version
FA 2484 Woody Guthrie with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry Woody Guthrie with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry - Sings Folk Songs, Vol. 2 (Album, Comp) Folkways Records FA 2484 US 1964 Sell This Version
FS-206 Sonny Terry Sonny Terry Archive Of Folk & Jazz Music FS-206 US 1965 Sell This Version
FS 3821 Sonny Terry With Brownie McGhee & J.C. Burris Sonny Terry With Brownie McGhee & J.C. Burris - Sonny Terry's New Sound: The Jawharp In Blues & Folk Music(LP, Album) Folkways Records FS 3821 US 1968 Sell This Version
XTRA 1110 Sonny Terry On The Road(LP, Album) XTRA XTRA 1110 UK 1970 Sell This Version