Johnny Temple (2)

Real Name:
Johnny Temple
Profile:
American Chicago blues guitarist, bassist and singer, who was active in the 1930s and 1940s.
Born: October 18, 1906 in Canton, Mississippi.
Died: November 22, 1968 in Jackson, Mississippi.

Sometimes credited with his nickname as Johnny "Geechie" Temple.

Moved to Jackson circa 1920, learned guitar from his step-father, Slim Duckett.
Borrowed many songs from his friend Skip James with whom he lived and played in Jackson before he went to Chicago in the early 1930s. First recorded there in 1935, became popular blues singer. Associated with The Harlem Hamfats, a 'swing blues' group mainly composed of musicians from Jackson and New Orleans.
(from "Deep South Piano" by Karl Gert zur Heide)
Variations:

Singles & EPs

02987 Johnny Temple (2) - Jacksonville Blues / Evil Devil Blues album art Johnny (Geechie) Temple* Jacksonville Blues / Evil Devil Blues(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 02987 US 1935 Sell This Version
03068 Johnny Temple (2) - Lead Pencil Blues / Big Boat Whistle album art Johnnie (Geechie) Temple* Lead Pencil Blues / Big Boat Whistle(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 03068 US 1935 Sell This Version
7244 Johnny Temple (2) - New Vicksburg Blues / Louise Louise album art Johnnie Temple* New Vicksburg Blues / Louise Louise Decca 7244 US 1936 Sell This Version
7385 Johnny Temple (2) - Gimme Some Of That Yum Yum Yum / Hoodoo Women album art Johnny Temple (2) And The Harlem Hamfats Johnny Temple (2) And The Harlem Hamfats - Gimme Some Of That Yum Yum Yum / Hoodoo Women(Shellac, 10") Decca 7385 US 1937 Sell This Version
7444 Johnny Temple (2) - Mean Baby Blues / Pimple Blues album art Johnnie Temple* And Harlem Hamfats* / Johnnie Temple* Johnnie Temple* And Harlem Hamfats* / Johnnie Temple* - Mean Baby Blues / Pimple Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7444 US 1937 Sell This Version
7547 Johnny Temple (2) - Big Leg Woman / Between Midnight And Dawn album art Johnny Temple (2) Big Leg Woman / Between Midnight And Dawn(Shellac, 10") Decca 7547 US 1938 Sell This Version
7456 Johnny Temple (2) - What Is That Smells Like Gravy / County Jail Blues album art Johnny Temple (2) with The Harlem Hamfats Johnny Temple (2) with The Harlem Hamfats - What Is That Smells Like Gravy / County Jail Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7456 US 1938 Sell This Version
7532 Johnny Temple (2) - Gonna Ride 74 / Stavin' Chain album art Johnny Temple (2) With The Harlem Hamfats Johnny Temple (2) With The Harlem Hamfats - Gonna Ride 74 / Stavin' Chain(Shellac, 10") Decca 7532 US 1938 Sell This Version
7583 Johnny Temple (2) - Better Not Let My Good Gal Catch You Here / Grinding Mill album art Johnnie Temple* Better Not Let My Good Gal Catch You Here / Grinding Mill(Shellac, 10") Decca 7583 US 1939 Sell This Version
7564 Johnny Temple (2) - Mississippi Woman's Blues (Walkin' Blues) / When The Breath Bids Your Girl Friend's Body Goodbye album art Johnny Temple (2) Mississippi Woman's Blues (Walkin' Blues) / When The Breath Bids Your Girl Friend's Body Goodbye(Shellac, 10") Decca 7564 US 1939 Sell This Version
7599 Johnny Temple (2) - If I Could Holler / Getting Old Blues album art Johnnie Temple* If I Could Holler / Getting Old Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7599 US 1939 Sell This Version
7617 Johnny Temple (2) - Bowleg Woman / My Pony album art Johnnie Temple* Bowleg Woman / My Pony(Shellac, 10") Decca 7617 US 1939 Sell This Version
7643 Johnny Temple (2) - Good Suzie / Down In Mississippi album art Johnnie Temple* Good Suzie / Down In Mississippi(Shellac, 10") Decca 7643 US 1939 Sell This Version
7632 Johnny Temple (2) - Up Today And Down Tomorrow / The Sun Goes Down In Blood album art Johnnie Temple* Up Today And Down Tomorrow / The Sun Goes Down In Blood(Shellac, 10") Decca 7632 US 1939 Sell This Version
7660 Johnny Temple (2) - Streamline Blues / Evil Bad Woman album art Johnnie Temple* Streamline Blues / Evil Bad Woman(Shellac, 10") Decca 7660 US 1939 Sell This Version
7800 Johnny Temple (2) - Fix It Up And Go / Jive Me Baby album art Johnnie Temple* Fix It Up And Go / Jive Me Baby(Shellac, 10") Decca 7800 US 1940 Sell This Version
7735 Johnny Temple (2) - Sugar Bowl Blues / Good Woman Blues album art Johnny Temple (2) Sugar Bowl Blues / Good Woman Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7735 US 1940 Sell This Version
B-8913 Johnny Temple (2) - Jinks Lee Blues / Sundown Blues album art Johnny Temple (2) Jinks Lee Blues / Sundown Blues(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-8913 US 1941 Sell This Version
B-8968 Johnny Temple (2) - What Is That She Got? / Big Woman Blues album art Johnny Temple (2) What Is That She Got? / Big Woman Blues(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-8968 US 1941 Sell This Version
4151 Johnny Temple (2) - Yum Yum Yum / I Believe I'll Go Downtown Again album art Johnny Temple (2) Yum Yum Yum / I Believe I'll Go Downtown Again(Shellac, 10") Queen (5) 4151 US 1946 Sell This Version
48002 Johnny Temple (2) - Big Leg Woman / Louise, Louise Blues album art Johnny Temple (2) Big Leg Woman / Louise, Louise Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 48002 US 1946 Sell This Version
M-156 Johnny Temple (2) - Between Midnight And Dawn / Sit Right On It album art Johnny Temple (2) Between Midnight And Dawn / Sit Right On It(10", Single) Miracle (2) M-156 US 1950 Sell This Version
10 359 Johnny Temple (2) - This Is The Blues - Vol. 9 album art Johnnie Temple*, Jesse James (3) Johnnie Temple*, Jesse James (3) - This Is The Blues - Vol. 9(7", EP) Brunswick 10 359 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
7678 Johnny Temple (2) - Let's Get Together / Cherry Ball album art Johnny Temple (2) Let's Get Together / Cherry Ball(Shellac, 10") Decca 7678 US Unknown Sell This Version
7750 Johnny Temple (2) - Stick Up Woman / Skin And Bones Woman album art Johnny Temple (2) Stick Up Woman / Skin And Bones Woman(Shellac, 10") Decca 7750 US Unknown Sell This Version