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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Temple, Johnnie," accessed July 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210081.
Temple, Johnnie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210081.
"Temple, Johnnie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 July 2022.
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