Larry Johnson's performances on guitar are among the best example of Delta and Texas blues' styles. Here are some of Johnson's best, including "Walking Blues", "Nobody's Biz-ness" and "Tell Me Mama". On this release, he's accompanied by John Hammond. From the archives of Biograph Records.
JazzTimes - 5/96, p.65
"...Fans of rural blues will definitely dig this one."
Living Blues - 1-2/96, pp.89-90
"...Throughout, Johnson's plaintive vocals and dexterous guitar work reveal an authenticity that would have passed muster four decades before this collection was waxed."
Personnel: Larry Johnson (vocals, acoustic guitar); John Hammond (slide & steel guitars, harmonica).
Recorded in 1971.
Personnel: Larry Johnson (vocals, guitar); Larry Johnson ; John F. Hammond, John Hammond, Jr. (vocals, National guitar, harp); John Hammond (harp).
Liner Note Author: Chris Albertson.
Photographers: Arnold S. Caplin ; David Zeldis.