Slim Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, guitar, vocalist, composer, songwriter, lyricist

Notes: Also known as Leroy 'Slim' Johnson.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-027665 10-in. 9/29/1938 Rhythm in E Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027666 10-in. 9/29/1938 Guitar rag Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031958 10-in. 2/2/1939 Wild Indian Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031959 10-in. 2/2/1939 Syncopated swing Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031960 10-in. 2/2/1939 Texas sand Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031961 10-in. 2/2/1939 Time rhythm Leroy Johnson Guitar solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031966 10-in. 2/2/1939 She's anybody's gal Walter Hurdt ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with 3 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-031968 10-in. 2/2/1939 I'm drinking my troubles down Walter Hurdt ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with 3 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-031969 10-in. 2/2/1939 'Cause my baby's gone Walter Hurdt ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with violin and 3 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-031970 10-in. 2/2/1939 I told them all about you Curly Burleson ; Leroy Johnson Male vocal duet, with violin and 3 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-031971 10-in. 2/2/1939 No fooling Curly Burleson ; Leroy Johnson Male vocal duet, with violin and 3 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-047563 10-in. 2/6/1940 Blue skies above Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader, songwriter  
Victor BS-047564 10-in. 2/6/1940 Fisherman's daughter Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-047565 10-in. 2/6/1940 The old Gulf Coast Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader, composer  
Victor BS-047566 10-in. 2/6/1940 Courtin' in the West Virginia hills Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader, composer  
Victor BS-047567 10-in. 2/6/1940 Truck drivers' blues Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader  
Victor BS-047568 10-in. 2/6/1940 What if my dreams don't come true? Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader, composer  
Victor BS-047569 10-in. 2/6/1940 Tell me with your blue eyes Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys Male vocal duet, with string band leader  
Victor BS-047570 10-in. 2/6/1940 Honeysuckle blues Slim Johnson ; Singing Cowboys String band leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Slim," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115141.

Johnson, Slim. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115141.

"Johnson, Slim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115141

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