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Larry Johnson, born the same year Robert Johnson died, represented a second generation of country bluesman. Working in a decades-old style made him something of an anachronism circa 1970, and he recorded irregularly over the following decades, but a "faultless album" like Fast and Funky swept away any criticism. Highlights: his versions of "Pick Poor Robin Clean" and an other-worldly "Two White Horses. What We Said Then: "Johnson has the advantage of his youth, his fine multicolored voice, and his amazing punctuation-like guitar work. Larry Johnson has embarked upon a one-man campaign to revitalize and supercharge the country blues style and, on the strength of this overwhelming album, has taken a gigantic first step in that direction. Gary Von Tersch, RS 69 (October 29th, 1970).
Larry Johnson is a Piedmont guitarist who incorporated many elements of Blues styles from all over the South into his playing. Learning from some of the old originators, Larry was a man out of time when the Blues went electric and his fine interpretations of country Blues classics have been largely overlooked. Larry was born in Atlanta GA in 1938, and as a boy he would travel around with his father who was a preacher. Fast and Funky’ saw the two men exploring some archaic material in a modern idiom and the album has been re-issued as ‘Midnight Hour Blues’. Larry withdrew from recording and touring in the late 70s, and played only the occasional gig. Despite his obvious talent, there was not much opportunity for Larry: there were still a lot of original Blues players on the scene who had been ‘re-discovered’ and Larry was perhaps too young to be considered authentic. Larry Johnson Discography.
Larry Alonzo Johnson (May 15, 1938 – August 6, 2016) was an American blues singer and guitarist. Johnson was born in Wrightsville, Georgia. His father was a preacher who traveled extensively. This led to Johnson being exposed to blues records by Blind Boy Fuller, who inspired Johnson to learn the rudiments of guitar playing. He served in the Navy between 1955 and 1959, before relocating to New York City
Larry Johnson:Vocals & Guitar. Recorded in New York City, . Friday, April 10, 1970. Originally issued on and this recording taken from the 1971 album "Larry Williams:Fast & Funky" (Blue Goose 2001) (LP).
Artist: Funky Larry Jones. Album: New Orleans Rhythm & Blues - Hep Me Records Vol. 2. Release year: 2014. Download Funky Larry Jones - Funky Jaws. New Orleans Rhythm & Blues - Hep Me Records Vol. 2: Best 2 songs. Ray J - Blind Crippled and Crazy 03:02. Funky Larry Jones - Southern Soul Party Southern Soul Party Time Mix! Vol. 1, 2018 04:53. Artist: Funky Larry Jones.
Larry Alonzo Johnson was an American blues singer and guitarist. In 1971 Johnson released
Список лучших композиций Larry Johnson. Fast & Funky - Larry Johnson's "Four Women Blues" - Ragtime Blues. Billiken Johnson "Frisco Blues". Bill Williams - I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome. Hubby Jenkins - Dollar Bill Blues - Live at McCabe's. Roots of Blues Big Joe Williams „I Wont Be In Hard Luck No More.
|Keep It Clean||2:21|
|Four Women Blues||2:33|
|Nobody's Business If I Do||2:21|
|Pick Poor Robin Clean||2:28|
|Up North Blues||3:30|
|The Beat From Rampart Street||2:39|
|Two White Horses||3:48|
|Ragged And Dirty||3:27|
|My Game Blues||2:27|
|Lordy Good Lord||2:53|
|BG-2001||Larry Johnson||Fast & Funky (LP, Album)||Blue Goose Records||BG-2001||US||1970|
|none||Larry Johnson||Fast & Funky (CD, Album)||Baltimore Blues Society||none||US||1996|
|BG-2001||Larry Johnson||Fast & Funky (LP, Album, RE)||Blue Goose Records||BG-2001||US||Unknown|