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The Originator Of The Modern Guitar Blues

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Birth Name: Alonzo Johnson
Born: 1899/02/08
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: 1970/06/16
Genres: St. Louis Blues, Country Blues, Piedmont Blues, Jazz Blues

Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970) was an American blues and jazz singer/guitarist and songwriter who pioneered the role of jazz guitar and is recognized as the first to play single-string guitar solos.

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