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Johnnie Wright

Johnnie Robert Wright Jr. (May 13, 1914 – September 27, 2011), known by his stage name Johnnie Wright, was an American country music singer-songwriter, who spent much of his career working with Jack Anglin as the popular duo Johnnie & Jack, and was also the husband of country music star Kitty Wells.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 13th, 1914 (Mt. Juliet), Died September 27th, 2011 (Madison)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, string bass, songwriter

Notes: Sometimes listed as Johnny Wright.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 157 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 117671 1970 or 1971 South in New Orleans Johnnie (Johnny) Wright vocalist  
Decca 118778 3/28/1967 Why Johnnie (Johnny) Wright vocalist  
Decca NA 2717 5/3/1952 It wasn't God who made honky tonk angels Kitty Wells instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca NA 2718 5/3/1952 I don't want your money, I want your time Kitty Wells instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca NA 2719 5/3/1952 Searching for a soldier's grave-1 Kitty Wells instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca NA 2720 5/3/1952 I'm too lonely to smile Kitty Wells instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca NA 3146 10/1/1953 You're not so easy to forget Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3147 10/1/1953 Satisfied, so satisfied Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3148 10/1/1953 One by one-1 Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9260 12/17/1955 Searching (for someone like you) Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9261 12/17/1955 How far is heaven-1 Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9262 12/17/1955 Dust on the Bible Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9512 9/11/1956 Beside you Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9513 9/11/1956 I'm counting on you Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9514 9/11/1956 They can't take your love Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9515 9/11/1956 I'm tired of pretending Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9516 9/12/1956 Oh! so many years Webb Pierce ; Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9517 9/12/1956 One week later Webb Pierce ; Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9518 9/12/1956 When I'm with you Webb Pierce ; Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9519 9/12/1956 Can you find it in your heart Webb Pierce ; Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9520 9/13/1956 Repenting Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9521 9/13/1956 I guess I'll go on dreaming Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9522 9/13/1956 Each day Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9523 9/13/1956 The pace that kills Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10429 10/27/1958 Mommy for a day Kitty Wells instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 157 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wright, Johnnie," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110911.

Wright, Johnnie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110911.

"Wright, Johnnie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110911

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