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Sonny Terry

American Piedmont blues musician

Sonny Terry

American Piedmont blues musician
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birthday
24th
October, 1911
Death
11th
March, 1986
Birth Place
Greensboro, Georgia, U.S.
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

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.

instruments played
Harmonica
harp
jaw
Vocals
Associated Acts

Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry and His Night Owls

Birth Name

Saunders Terrell

Genres

Harmonica blues, Piedmont blues,country blues, blues revival, folk-blues, East Coast blues

Labels

Atlantic, ABC

Origin

North Carolina, U.S.

Years Active

1930s 1980s

Name

Sonny Terry

Nationality

United States of America

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