Jess Johnston

Profile:
Jess Johnston (fiddler) is always credited as Jess Johnson on original 78 rpm releases, but the record company ledgers always give his real name as Johnston.
Johnston was an associate of Jess Hillard, Roy Harvey, Byrd Moore, Ted Lunsford, Duke Clark, Ernest Branch, and Bernice Coleman.
Original 78 rpm recordings appeared on the Champion, Superior, and Montgomery Ward labels.
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Jess Johnston Discography Tracks

Albums

CO-CD-3519 Jess Johnston - Old-Time Music Of West Virginia Volume Two album art Various Killin' Blues Various - Old-Time Music Of West Virginia Volume Two(CD, Album) County Records CO-CD-3519 US 1999 Sell This Version

Compilations

523 Jess Johnston - Old-Time Mountain Guitar (Finger-Style Guitar 1926-1930) album art Various Guitar Rag (as Jess Johnson) Various - Old-Time Mountain Guitar (Finger-Style Guitar 1926-1930)(LP, Comp) County Records 523 US 1972 Sell This Version
Jess Johnston - Maple Leaf Rag: Ragtime In Rural America album art Various Guitar Rag (as Jess Johnson) Various - Maple Leaf Rag: Ragtime In Rural America (Comp) New World Records US 1976 Sell This Version
WH-1017 Jess Johnston - American Pop: An Audio History - From Minstrel To Mojo: On Record, 1893-1946 album art Various Guitar Rag (as Jess Johnson) Various - American Pop: An Audio History - From Minstrel To Mojo: On Record, 1893-1946(9xCD, Comp + Box) West Hill Audio Archive WH-1017 US 1998 Sell This Version
2064 Jess Johnston - Times Ain't Like They Used To Be: Early American Rural Music. Classic Recordings Of The 1920’s And 30's. Vol. 6 album art Various My Trouble Blues Various - Times Ain't Like They Used To Be: Early American Rural Music. Classic Recordings Of The 1920’s And 30's. Vol. 6(CD, Comp, RM) Yazoo 2064 US 2002 Sell This Version
111901-111920 Jess Johnston - Les Triomphes De La Country Music album art Various Killin' Blues (as Jesse Johnson) Various - Les Triomphes De La Country Music(20xCD, Comp, Ltd, RM + Box) Habana 111901-111920 France 2002 Sell This Version
JSP7740 Jess Johnston - Mountain Blues - Blues, Ballads & String Bands 1927-1938 album art Various Killin' Blues (as Jess Johnson) Various - Mountain Blues - Blues, Ballads & String Bands 1927-1938(4xCD, Comp, RM + Box) JSP Records JSP7740 UK 2005 Sell This Version
2202 Jess Johnston - The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of album art Various John Hardy Blues (as Jess Johnson) Various - The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of(2xCD, Comp, RM) Yazoo 2202 US 2006 Sell This Version