Saunders Teddell, or Saunders Terrell (or other variants, sources differ) (October 24, 1911 – March 11, 1986), known as Sonny Terry, was an American Piedmont blues and folk musician, who was known for his energetic blues harmonica style, which frequently included vocal whoops and hollers and occasionally imitations of trains and fox hunts.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 24th, 1911 (Greensboro), Died March 11th, 1986 (Mineola)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946
Roles Represented in DAHR: harmonica
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||73466||3/26/1946||Sometime||Josh White||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||73467||3/26/1946||The lass with the delicate air||Josh White||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||73468||3/26/1946||I gave my love a cherry||Josh White||instrumentalist, harmonica|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Terry, Sonny," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346623.
Terry, Sonny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346623.
"Terry, Sonny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.
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