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 26-50 of 64 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick DAL131 10-in. 9/23/1935 Maiden's prayer Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL133 10-in. 9/23/1935 St Louis blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL134 10-in. 9/23/1935 Good old Oklahoma Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL136 10-in. 9/23/1935 Mexicali Rose Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL138 10-in. 9/23/1935 Never no more blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL140 10-in. 9/24/1935 Old fashioned love Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL141 10-in. 9/24/1935 Oklahoma rag Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL142 10-in. 9/24/1935 Black and blue rag Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL143 10-in. 9/24/1935 Sitting on top of the world Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL144 10-in. 9/24/1935 Four or five times Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL216 10-in. 6/7/1937 Steel guitar stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL229 10-in. 6/8/1937 Never no more hard times blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL230 10-in. 6/7/1937 Sunbonnet Sue Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL235 10-in. 6/9/1937 The new St. Louis blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL239 10-in. 6/9/1937 Oozlin' daddy blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Brunswick DAL574 10-in. 5/17/1938 Oh, lady be good Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL577 10-in. 5/17/1938 Oh you beautiful doll Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL578 10-in. 5/17/1938 Moonlight and roses (bring mem'ries of you) Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, tenor banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick DAL580 10-in. 5/17/1938 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL582 10-in. 5/17/1938 Tulsa stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL583 10-in. 5/17/1938 Empty bed blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL585 10-in. 5/17/1938 Little red head Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys ; Joe Ferguson String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Brunswick DAL615 10-in. 11/28/1938 San Antonio rose Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick DAL616 10-in. 11/28/1938 Little girl, go ask your mama Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick DAL617 10-in. 11/28/1938 Carolina in the morning Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 26-50 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Sleepy," accessed April 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100929.

Johnson, Sleepy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100929.

"Johnson, Sleepy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100929

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