Johnnie Temple

Johnny Temple (October 18, 1906 – November 22, 1968) was an American Chicago blues guitarist and singer, who was active in the 1930s and 1940s. He was variously billed as Johnny Temple, Johnnie Temple and Johnnie "Geechie" Temple.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 18, 1906 (Hazlehurst), Died November 22, 1968 (Canton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-064868 10-in. 9/11/1941 Big woman blues Johnnie Temple Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-064870 10-in. 9/11/1941 Sundown blues Johnnie Temple Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-064871 10-in. 9/11/1941 What is that she got? Johnnie Temple Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-064872 10-in. 9/11/1941 Jinks Lee blues Johnnie Temple Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Decca 62653 10-in. 10/6/1937 Gimme some of that yum yum yum Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 62654 10-in. 10/6/1937 Hoodoo women Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 62655 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mama's bad luck child Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 62656 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mean baby blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63670 10-in. 4/22/1938 What is that smells like gravy? Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63671 10-in. 4/22/1938 Every dog must have his day Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63672 10-in. 4/22/1938 Fare you well Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63673 10-in. 4/22/1938 Stavin' chain Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63674 10-in. 4/22/1938 County jail blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 63675 10-in. 4/22/1938 Gonna ride 74 Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65203 10-in. 3/6/1939 Jelly roll Bert Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65204 10-in. 3/6/1939 Up today and down tomorrow Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65205 10-in. 3/6/1939 Getting old blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65206 10-in. 3/6/1939 The sun goes down in blood Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65207 10-in. 3/6/1939 Better not let my good gal catch you here Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 65208 10-in. 3/6/1939 If I could holler Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 67489 10-in. 4/4/1940 Good woman blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 67490 10-in. 4/4/1940 Skin and bones woman Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 67491 10-in. 4/4/1940 I'm cuttin' out Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 67492 10-in. 4/4/1940 Fireman blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 67493 10-in. 4/4/1940 Lovin' woman blues Johnnie Temple vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Temple, Johnnie," accessed August 13, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210081.

Temple, Johnnie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 13, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210081.

"Temple, Johnnie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 13 August 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210081

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