Juke Joint Jonny Trio Starts 8:30pm.......Great BBQ.......Bourbon and the Best Folks
Sounds Like: Delta Blues, Finger Picking Country Blues, Chicago Blues, Swing Blues, Slide Blues
Label: BLUESLEAF RECORDS, Blues Leaf Records
The Blues Found Juke Joint Jonny early. The Great Migration Brought the Music to His Nieghborhood in Orange, New Jersey in the mid-1950's.
Jonny heard the Blues for the first time at a very early age just across the street from his family's railroad apartment, coming from the quonset huts of Sh...See Full Bio
“Bloody Hell, where do I start with this one? Well how about me saying upfront "this is one of the most enjoyably authentic albums I've sat down and listened to in 2012." How's that for a starter for ten? I knew nothing of Juke Joint Jonny when I decided to give this twelve track album a spin, and perhaps that lack of prior knowledge actually helped to add to my listening experience, because everything about this release is about the music, there is no hype, no bullshit, no claims to fame, just honest to goodness rock 'n' roll music, something that is an absolute joy to just immerse yourself in. Jonny is someone who (on this release at least) specialises in largely acoustic blues guitar, and throughout the dozen tracks contained within 'Pure And Simple' he simply revels in playing everything from delta blues like on opener 'Come On Up', folky slide on 'Going To Mississippi', through to honky tonk rock 'n' roll like on 'Moma Lion'. Now if at this point you are thinking I'm tal”