Sonny Terry

~ Person

Relationships

collaborator on: Washboard Band
member of: Brother George & His Sanctified Singers
Union Boys
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000039661 [info]
BBC Music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/3e07fca6-2c7f-4fc1-a138-ec6cd7e4be8a [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/290579 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 12493027 [info]
Wikidata: Q781878 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Sonny Terry [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/sonny_terry [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sonny_Terry_at_the_Nambassa_3_day_Music_&_Alternatives_festival,_New_Zealand_1981._Photographer_Michael_Bennetts.jpg [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
composer
High Powered Woman
Walking Away Blues
instrument
1938-12-23 Fox Chase harmonica Sonny Terry 2:17
1938-12-24 Lost John harmonica Sonny Terry 4:41
1939-06-12 I Want Some of Your Pie harmonica Blind Boy Fuller & Sonny Terry 2:44
1939-07-12 I’m a Stranger Here harmonica Blind Boy Fuller 2:55
1939-12-24 Mountain Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 3:14
1939-12-24 The New John Henry harmonica Sonny Terry & Bull City Red 3:35
1941-10-23 I’m Sittin’ Here Tonight harmonica Buddy Moss 2:46
1941-10-23 Touch It Up and Go harmonica Sonny Terry & Jordan Webb 2:25
1942-05-11 How Long (6502-A-3) harmonica Lead Belly 4:31
1942-05-11 T.B. Blues (6502-B-1) harmonica Lead Belly 2:55
1942 Jitterbug harmonica Champion Jack Dupree 2:18
1943-08 Good Morning Blues harmonica Lead Belly 2:27
1943-08 How Long harmonica Lead Belly 2:11
1943-08 How Long guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:11
1943-08 Irene harmonica Lead Belly 1:53
1943-08 Irene harmonica Lead Belly 1:57
1943-08 On a Monday harmonica Lead Belly 1:49
1943 (Good Night) Irene (take 1) (SC-261-1-Atl 917) harmonica Lead Belly 2:25
1943 Ain’t You Glad harmonica Lead Belly 2:05
1943 Good Morning Blues (SC-263-Mdc 1140) harmonica Lead Belly 2:24
1943 John Henry (SC-259-Mdc 1187) harmonica Lead Belly 2:18
1943 On a Monday (SC-258-Mdc 1187) harmonica Lead Belly 1:50
1944-04-19 Ida Red harmonica Woody Guthrie 3:02
1944-04-24 Crawdad Song harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:55
1944-04-24 Sally Goodin' harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:28
1944-04-25 Outskirts of Town harmonica Lead Belly 2:41
1944-04-25 Put My Little Shoes Away harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:48
1944-04-25 Red River / Black Girl (In the Pines) / Don’t Miss Your Water Blues harmonica Lead Belly 4:16
1944-04-25 Stepstone harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:56
1944-04-25 When That Great Ship Went Down (The Great Ship) harmonica Woody Guthrie 3:21
1944-04-25 When the Yanks Go Marching In harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:48
1944-04 Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:47
1944-04 We Shall Be Free harmonica Woody Guthrie 3:02
1944-05 Easy Rider (See See Rider) (Fw 34) harmonica Lead Belly 2:51
1944-05 In the Evenin’ When the Sun Goes Down harmonica Lead Belly 2:34
1944-05 We Shall Be Free harmonica Lead Belly 2:36
1944 We Shall Be Free harmonica Lead Belly & Woody Guthrie 2:33
1946-06 4, 5, and 9 harmonica Lead Belly 2:37
1946-06 Defense Blues (D386-Disc 5085) harmonica Lead Belly 3:20
1946-06 Easy Rider (Disc 5501) harmonica Lead Belly 2:51
1946-06 John Henry (Fw 53) harmonica Lead Belly 2:24
1947-02 Irene, Good Night (Fw LP-4) harmonica Lead Belly 1:54
1947 Hard Travelin' harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:33
1947 Hard Travelin' harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:30
1947 Hard Traveling harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:35
1948-09 – 1948-10 John Henry (Fw LP 31030) harmonica Lead Belly 3:13
1948-09 – 1948-10 Pick a Bale of Cotton (Fw LP 31030) harmonica Lead Belly 1:27
1952 Custard Pie Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:51
1954-07 Lost John harmonica Sonny Terry 3:11
1955 A Man Is Nothing but a Fool harmonica Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee and Coyal McMahan 3:20
1955 Pick a Bale of Cotton harmonica Sonny Terry 2:32
1957-11 Old Jabo harmonica Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee 2:13
1957 Dark Road harmonica Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee 2:45
1957 The Woman Is Killing Me harmonica Sonny Terry 2:26
1958 Dirty Mistreater harmonica Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and J.C. Burris 3:01
1958 Harmonica With Slaps harmonica Sonny Terry 2:04
1958 I've Been Your Doggie Since I Been Your Man harmonica Sonny Terry 3:57
1958 Jail House Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 5:05
1958 My Baby's Gone harmonica Stick McGhee 3:49
1958 Poor Man (But a Good Man) harmonica Sonny Terry 3:12
1958 Shortnin' Bread jew's harp [jew's harp (jaws harp)] Sonny Terry 2:04
1958 Wine Blues (Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee) harmonica Stick McGhee 3:43
1959-05-07 Crow Jane Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:02
1959 Fox Chase / Right on That Shore harmonica Pete Seeger and Sonny Terry 3:06
1960-10-26 Conversation Blues harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:51
1960-10-26 Got to Move Your Baby harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 4:04
1960-10-26 Hard to Love a Woman harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 4:04
1960-10-26 Last Night Blues harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 5:12
1960-10-26 Rocky Mountain harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 5:01
1960-10-26 So Sorry to Leave You harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 4:24
1963 Skip to My Lou harmonica Washboard Band 1:24
Ain't You Glad guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:03
Airplane Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:49
All Alone Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 3:07
Beer Garden Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:45
Better Day harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:04
Confusion harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:21
Crossroads harmonica Ry Cooder 4:24
Crow Jane Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:35
Custard Pie Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:58
Defense Blues guest and harmonica Lead Belly 3:19
Diggin' My Potatoes guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:36
Dirty Mistreater, Don't You Know harmonica Sonny Terry 2:45
Early Morning Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:49
Easy Rider guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:50
Fox Chase harmonica Sonny Terry 2:18
Going Down Slow harmonica Sonny Terry 2:54
Good Morning Blues harmonica Lead Belly 2:24
Hammer Song harmonica Paul Robeson 2:05
Harmonica Rag harmonica Sonny Terry 2:24
Hot Headed Woman harmonica Sonny Terry 3:12
How Long Blues harmonica Lead Belly 2:12
If You Lose Your Money harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:44
In the Evenin' (When the Sun Goes Down) guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:34
John Henry guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:16
John Henry harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 4:07
Leavin' Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:58
Lightnin' Stroke harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sonny Terry 4:58
Mad Man Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 3:34
Old Jabo harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:14
On a Monday harmonica Lead Belly 1:46
On a Monday guest and harmonica Lead Belly 1:48
Outskirts of Town guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:40
Pigmeat guest and harmonica Lead Belly 2:19
Railroad Blues harmonica Woody Guthrie 3:16
Riff and Harmonica Jump harmonica Sonny Terry 2:49
Rising Sun harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:43
Rubber Dolly harmonica Woody Guthrie 2:14
Screamin' and Cryin' Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:50
Sportin' Life harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:22
Sweet Woman harmonica Sonny Terry 3:08
Sweet Woman harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:06
Take a Trip With Me harmonica Lightnin’ Hopkins 5:07
Telephone Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 3:26
The Sun Is Going Down harmonica Reverend Gary Davis 3:20
Walkin' Away Blues harmonica Ry Cooder 3:37
Whoopin' the Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:43
Worried Man Blues harmonica Sonny Terry 2:42
You Keep on Doggin' Me harmonica Sonny Terry, J.C. Burris & Stick McGhee 2:45
Backwater Blues harmonica Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
lyricist
High Powered Woman
performer
1943-08 How Long Lead Belly 2:11
Brownie's New Blues guest Brownie McGhee feat. Sonny Terry 5:02
Jack Hammer Blues Woody Guthrie feat. Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry 2:39
Last Night Blues guest Lightnin’ Hopkins
vocal
1938-12-23 Fox Chase Sonny Terry 2:17
1938-12-24 Lost John Sonny Terry 4:41
1939-12-24 Mountain Blues Sonny Terry 3:14
1939-12-24 The New John Henry Sonny Terry & Bull City Red 3:35
1941-10-23 Touch It Up and Go Sonny Terry & Jordan Webb 2:25
1942-05-11 How Long (6502-A-3) Lead Belly 4:31
1944-04 We Shall Be Free Woody Guthrie 3:02
1944-05 We Shall Be Free Lead Belly 2:36
1948-09 – 1948-10 Shout On (Honey I’m All Out and Down) Lead Belly 2:13
1948-09 – 1948-10 Whoa Back Buck (Fw LP 31030) Lead Belly 2:13
1952 Custard Pie Blues Sonny Terry 2:51
1954-07 Lost John Sonny Terry 3:11
1955 A Man Is Nothing but a Fool Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee and Coyal McMahan 3:20
1955 Pick a Bale of Cotton Sonny Terry 2:32
1957-11 Old Jabo Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee 2:13
1957 Dark Road Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee 2:45
1957 The Woman Is Killing Me Sonny Terry 2:26
1958 Dirty Mistreater Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and J.C. Burris 3:01
1958 Harmonica With Slaps Sonny Terry 2:04
1958 I've Been Your Doggie Since I Been Your Man Sonny Terry 3:57
1958 Jail House Blues Sonny Terry 5:05
1958 Poor Man (But a Good Man) Sonny Terry 3:12
1958 Wine Blues (Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee) Stick McGhee 3:43
1959-05-07 Crow Jane Blues Sonny Terry 2:02
1959 Fox Chase / Right on That Shore Pete Seeger and Sonny Terry 3:06
1960-10-26 Conversation Blues Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:51
Airplane Blues Sonny Terry 2:49
All Alone Blues Sonny Terry 3:07
Beer Garden Blues Sonny Terry 2:45
Better Day Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:04
Confusion Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:21
Crow Jane Blues Sonny Terry 2:35
Custard Pie Blues Sonny Terry 2:58
Dirty Mistreater, Don't You Know Sonny Terry 2:45
Early Morning Blues Sonny Terry 2:49
Fox Chase Sonny Terry 2:18
Going Down Slow Sonny Terry 2:54
Good Morning Blues other vocals Lead Belly 2:24
Harmonica Rag Sonny Terry 2:24
Hot Headed Woman Sonny Terry 3:12
How Long Blues other vocals Lead Belly 2:12
If You Lose Your Money Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:44
John Henry Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 4:07
Leavin' Blues Sonny Terry 2:58
Mad Man Blues Sonny Terry 3:34
Old Jabo Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:14
On a Monday other vocals Lead Belly 1:46
Riff and Harmonica Jump Sonny Terry 2:49
Screamin' and Cryin' Blues Sonny Terry 2:50
Sweet Woman Sonny Terry 3:08
Sweet Woman Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:06
Telephone Blues Sonny Terry 3:26
The Sun Is Going Down spoken vocals Reverend Gary Davis 3:20
Whoopin' the Blues Sonny Terry 2:43
Worried Man Blues Sonny Terry 2:42
Backwater Blues Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee