Sleepy Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor guitar, violin, tenor banjo, string bass, guitar, composer, lyricist, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-70670 10-in. 2/9/1932 Sunbonnet Sue Light Crust Doughboys Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-70671 10-in. 2/9/1932 Nancy Jane Light Crust Doughboys Male vocal ensemble, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BS-071042 10-in. 9/30/1941 I'm sorry now Carlisle Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and Hawaiian steel guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia C1475 10-in. 9/29/1936 She's killing me Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1477 10-in. 9/29/1936 No matter how she done it (she's just a dirty dame) Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1479 10-in. 9/29/1936 Steel guitar rag Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1480 10-in. 9/29/1936 Get along home Cindy Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1481 10-in. 9/29/1936 Trouble in mind Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1482 10-in. 9/29/1936 What's the matter with the mill? Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solos instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1483 10-in. 9/29/1936 Sugar blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1484 10-in. 9/29/1936 Basin Street blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1485 10-in. 9/29/1936 Red hot gal of mine Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1487 10-in. 9/29/1936 Too busy! Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1493 10-in. 9/30/1936 Fan it Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1495 10-in. 9/30/1936 Mean mama blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1500 10-in. 9/30/1936 Bring it on down to my house Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solos instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1503 10-in. 9/30/1936 Right or wrong Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Columbia C1504 10-in. 9/30/1936 Swing blues no.1 Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL146 10-in. 9-25-1935 Smith's reel Sleepy Johnson ; Bob Wills Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick DAL147 10-in. 9-23-1935 Harmony Sleepy Johnson ; Bob Wills Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick DAL572 10-in. 5/16/1938 Keep knocking (but you can't come in) Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL126 10-in. 9/23/1935 Osage stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL127 10-in. 9/23/1935 Get with it Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL129 10-in. 9/23/1935 I can't give you anything but love Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL130 10-in. 9/23/1935 Spanish two step Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Sleepy," accessed June 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100929.

Johnson, Sleepy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100929.

"Johnson, Sleepy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 June 2024.

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