Sonny Boy Williamson
Genre:
Blues
Meta styles:
Chicago Blues, Early Acoustic Blues, Electric Blues, Harmonica Blues
Styles:
Acoustic Chicago Blues, Chicago Blues, Electric Harmonica Blues, Harmonica Blues, Regional Blues

There are two harmonica playing bluesmen known as Sonny Boy Williamson. They are colloquially referred to as Sonny Boy Williamson I and Sonny Boy Williamson II respectively, but are of no relation. The two are easy to distinguish. Williamson I played the harmonica acoustically and was essentially a pre-War artist. Williamson II was entirely an electrified harpist, in the style of Little Walter, reflecting the advent of the jukebox and electrified instruments following World War II. (Compare the albums Sonny Boy Williamson I ~~ Sonny Boy Williamson II)

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The Story Of The Blues CD2

The Story Of The Blues CD2

Year:
2004
Tracks:
21
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Story Of The Blues CD1

The Story Of The Blues CD1

1
Year:
2004
Tracks:
21
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Volume 3 (1944-1947)

Volume 3 (1944-1947)

1
Year:
1998
Tracks:
20
Bitrate:
98 kbps
Sonny Boy Williamson, Vol. 1 (1937-1939)

Sonny Boy Williamson, Vol. 1 (1937-1939)

Year:
1994
Tracks:
24
Bitrate:
128 kbps
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