Johnson, Alonzo 'Lonnie' 8.feb.1889-16.jun.1970 USA Louisiana, New Orleans - Canada, Toronto
blues and jazz singer, guitarist, violinist, 1917-1919 he toured England as member of a revue while his parents died in the 1918 influenza epidemic, 1921 he and his brother James 'Steady Roll' Johnson settled in St Louis ; 1925 he married blues singer Mary Smith or Williams, they had six children and divorced in 1932

[Potvin 1981 gives born 8.feb.1899]

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[P] Got the blues for murder only. Voice and guitar. 1930
Lonnie Johnson. Columbia

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