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Buddy Johnson

Woodrow Wilson "Buddy" Johnson (January 10, 1915 – February 9, 1977) was an American jump blues pianist and bandleader active from the 1930s through the 1960s. His songs were often performed by his sister Ella Johnson, most notably "Since I Fell for You", which became a jazz standard.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1915 (Darlington), Died February 3rd, 1977 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, tenor saxophone, leader, vocalist, clarinet, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66889 10-in. 11/16/1939 When you're out with me Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 66890 10-in. 11/16/1939 Jammin' in Georgia Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 66891 10-in. 11/16/1939 Stop pretending Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, leader  
Decca 66892 10-in. 11/16/1939 Reese's idea Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68290 10-in. 10/25/1940 Southern echoes Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68291 10-in. 10/25/1940 You won't let me go Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68292 10-in. 10/25/1940 Please Mr. Johnson Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68293 10-in. 10/25/1940 Swing along with me Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68969 10-in. 4/9/1941 Boogre woogie's mother-in-law Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68970 10-in. 4/9/1941 I'd be ever so grateful Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 68971 10-in. 4/9/1941 In there Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, leader  
Decca 69114 10-in. 5/1/1941 I'm my baby's baby Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69115 10-in. 5/1/1941 New Please Mr. Johnson Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69116 10-in. 5/1/1941 It's the gold Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69117 10-in. 5/1/1941 Troyon Club swing Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69118 10-in. 5/1/1941 Southern exposure Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69234 10-in. 5/22/1941 Uncle Eph's dream Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69235 10-in. 5/22/1941 Big fat butterfly Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69236 10-in. 5/22/1941 The rhumba blues Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69237 10-in. 5/22/1941 Jumpin' in the numbers Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69912 10-in. 11/6/1941 I wonder who's boogiein' my woogie now Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69913 10-in. 11/6/1941 I'm stepping out Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, leader  
Decca 69914 10-in. 11/6/1941 Baby, don't you cry Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69915 10-in. 11/6/1941 Toodle-oodle-oo Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Decca 69916 10-in. 11/6/1941 Without the one you love Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
(Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Buddy," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108016.

Johnson, Buddy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108016.

"Johnson, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108016

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