Sonny Terry

Saunders Terrell

Also known as Blind Sonny Terry, S. Terry, S.Terry, Saunders "Sonny" Terry, Saunders Sonny Terry, Sonny, Sonny Boy Terry, Terry, Terry, S.
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Terry

Discography of Sonny Terry:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Leadbelly Sings Folk Songs 15 Audio 1989 Smithsonian Folkways
2 Southern Meetin' 6 Audio 1963 Kimberly
3 Poor Boy 10 Audio
4 Whoopin 10 Audio 1984 Sonet
5 Mountain Harmonica 1938 - 1953 36 Audio 2004 Frémeaux & Associés
6 Woody Guthrie Vol. 1 9 Audio 1982 Joker (2)
7 Woody Guthrie Vol. 2 10 Audio 1982 Joker (2)
8 Goin' Down This Road Vol. 7 13 Audio 1976 Albatros (2)
9 Sonny's Story 10 Audio 1990-12-14
10 The Legend Of Leadbelly 10 Audio 1982 Joker (2)
11 The Early Years 22 Audio Legacy International
12 Sings Folk Songs, Vol. 2 15 Audio 1964 Folkways Records
13 Sings Folk Songs 14 Audio 1962 Folkways Records
14 Worried Man Blues 39 Audio History
15 Sonny's Story 10 Audio 1967 XTRA
16 Coffee House Blues 11 Audio 1965 Vee Jay Records
17 Sonny Is King 10 Audio 1990-12-14
18 Folk Blues 8 Audio 1955 Vogue Records
19 Sonny Terry 12 Audio 1965-09-00 Archive Of Folk & Jazz Music
20 Going Down Slow 10 Audio Mainstream Records
21 Penitentiary Blues 6 Audio 1964 Fontana
22 Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' 5 Audio 1966 Society
23 Harmonica Blues 9 Audio 1958 Topic Records
24 The Harmonica Blues Of 10 Audio 1975 Storyville
25 Blues Hoot Live Recording At 'The Ash Grove' 17 Audio 1995 DCC Compact Classics
26 At Carnegie Hall 19 Audio 1963 Folkways Records
27 Whoopin 10 Audio 1984 Alligator Records
28 Sonny Is King 10 Audio 1973 Prestige
29 Woody Guthrie 1 14 Audio 1968
30 Get On Board: Negro Folksongs By The Folkmasters 9 Audio 1980
31 Vocal, Harmonica And Washboard Band 15 Audio
32 Sonny Terry's Washboard Band 8 Audio 1961 Folkways Records
33 Sonny's Story 10 Audio 1984
34 Sonny Terry's New Sound 13 Audio 1968 Folkways Records
35 Sonny Terry's Washboard Band 8 Audio 1961
36 Lightnin' Sonny & Brownie 11 Audio 1965
37 Whoopin' The Blues / All Alone Blues 2 Audio 1947 Capitol Records
38 Wizard Of The Harmonica 12 Audio 1982 PGP RTB
39 Fast Freight Blues / Dangerous Woman 2 Audio 1957 Josie Records
40 Wizard Of The Harmonica 12 Audio 1983
41 Sings Folk Songs 14 Audio 1989 Folkways Records
42 Blues With Big Bill Broonzy · Sonny Terry · Brownie McGhee 14 Audio 1959 Folkways Records
43 Sonny's Story 10 Audio 2008-07-07
44 Harmonica & Vocal Solos 9 Audio 1980
45 Blind Sonny Terry & Woody Guthrie With Alec Stewart 12 Audio Ember Records
46 I Couldn't Believe My Eyes 10 Audio 1973 Bluesway
47 Worried Man Blues 18 Audio 2000 Past Perfect Silver Line
48 Whoopin 10 Audio 1984 Sonet
49 First Meetin' 6 Audio 1963 World Pacific
50 The Blues Box 29 Audio 1960 Verve Forecast


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 [a=Pete Seeger] and [a=Woody Guthrie]. He was also well known for his duo with guitarist [a=Brownie McGhee].

b. October 24, 1911 (Greensboro, GA, USA)

d. March 11, 1986 (Mineola, NY, USA)


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