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Bunk Johnson

Willie Gary "Bunk" Johnson (December 27, 1879 – July 7, 1949) was a prominent jazz trumpeter in New Orleans. Johnson gave the year of his birth as 1879, although there is speculation that he may have been younger by as much as a decade.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 27th, 1889 (New Orleans), Died July 7th, 1949 (New Iberia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73149 10-in. 11/21/1945 Maryland, my Maryland Bunk Johnson and his New Orleans Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 73150 10-in. 11/21/1945 Alexander's ragtime band Bunk Johnson and his New Orleans Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 73151 10-in. 11/21/1945 Tishomingo blues Bunk Johnson and his New Orleans Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 73152 10-in. 11/21/1945 You always hurt the one you love Bunk Johnson and his New Orleans Band instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Bunk," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108035.

Johnson, Bunk. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108035.

"Johnson, Bunk." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108035

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