Big Jack Johnson – Blues Guitarist & Vocalist, Clarksdale Guitarist And vocalist

Big Jack Johnson is an American electric blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Born on July 30, 1940, in Lambert, Mississippi, Johnson was playing guitar with his father’s blues and country band when he was only thirteen. He sat in with Frank Frost and Sam Carr at the Savoy Theatre in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and began recording with them for Phillips International and Jewel Records. Johnson has recorded both solo and as a member of the blues groups the Jelly Roll Kings and Big Jack Johnson and the Oilers. Blues Guitarist Johnson’s first recordings as a singer were marked in 1979 when Rockin’ the Juke Joint Down was released as by the Jelly Roll Kings.

Top 5 Songs

Daddy, When is Mama Comin’ Home
Catfish Blues
Too Many Drivers
The Blues is Alright!
Sweet Little Angel

Top 3 Albums

The Oil Man
Rooster Blues
We Got to Stop This Killin’


1987: The Oil Man
1987: Rooster Blues
1991: Daddy, When Is Mama Comin’ Home
1996: We Got to Stop This Killin’
1997: Live in Chicago
1998: All the Way Back
1998: Live in Chicago
2000: Roots Stew
2002: The Memphis Barbecue Sessions
2007: Black Snake Moan

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