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Jonny Lang

Modern blues in the '90s had a weird phenomenon of teenage blues guitarists rocketing to popularity with their first album. The entire trend culminated with Jonny Lang, a guitarist from Fargo, North Dakota, who released his solo debut album, Lie to Me, when he was 15. At the age of 12, he had attended a show by the Bad Medicine Blues Band and began playing with the group. Several months later he became the leader, and the newly renamed Kid Jonny Lang & the Big Bang relocated from Fargo to Minneapolis and released their debut album, Smokin', in 1995. The LP became a regional hit, leading to a major-label bidding war and culminating in Lang's signing to A&M Records in 1996. Early in 1997, his major-label debut, Lie to Me, was released to mixed reviews; the stronger effort, Wander This World, followed late the next year. Lang's next release, Long Time Coming, arrived in 2003 and garnered often withering critiques for its turn toward over-produced hard rock mixed with sometimes heavy-handed religiosity; 2006's gospel-informed Turn Around was more favorably received. Live at the Ryman was issued by Concord Records in 2010. After a seven-year hiatus, he announced details of his sixth studio album, Fight for My Soul which was scheduled for release in September 2013. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Stations Featuring
Jonny Lang

    Modern Blues

    Modern Blues
    6 songs

    Electric Blues

    Electric Blues
    6 songs

    Southern Rock

    Southern Rock
    3 songs

    All Blues

    All Blues
    3 songs

    Oldies Holiday

    1 song

Albums by
Jonny Lang

Top Songs by
Jonny Lang

  1.   Song
  2.   Lie to Me
  3.   Santa Claus Is Back in Town
  4.   Still Rainin'
  5.   Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
  6.   Hit the Ground Running
  7.   Matchbox
  8.   Rack 'Em Up
  9.   Angel of Mercy
  10.   Red Light
  11.   Blew Up (The House)
  12.   Bump in the Road
  13.   Breakin' In
  14.   Cherry Red Wine
  15.   Breakin' Me
  16.   Back for a Taste of Your Love
  17.   A Quitter Never Wins
  18.   Leaving to Stay
  19.   Walking Away
  20.   Second Guessing
  21.   The Levee
  22.   Still Wonder
  23.   What You're Looking For
  24.   Turn Around
  25.   Livin' for the City
  26.   Happiness and Misery
  27.   The One I Got
  28.   Before You Hit the Ground
  29.   Wander This World
  30.   I Am
  31.   I Love You the Best
  32.   Changes
  33.   Missing Your Love
  34.   When I Come to You
  35.   The Truth
  36.   On My Feet Again
  37.   Last Goodbye
  38.   Anything's Possible
  39.   One Person at a Time
  40.   Touch
  41.   Right Back
  42.   "E" Train
  43.   There's Gotta Be a Change
  44.   Darker Side
  45.   I'll Always Be
  46.   All of a Sudden
  47.   We Are the Same
  48.   I Believe by Fisk University Jubilee Singers
  49.   Outro
  50.   It's Not Over
  51.   Don't Stop (For Anything)
  52.   Only a Man
  53.   Intro
  54.   Dying to Live
  55.   Long Time Coming
  56.   To Love Again
  57.   Save Yourself
  58.   Goodbye Letter
  59.   Beautiful One
  60.   Get What You Give
  61.   Too Tired
  62.   Louise
  63.   Lovin' My Baby
  64.   Nice & Warm
  65.   Give Me Up Again
  66.   Seasons
  67.   Fight for My Soul
  68.   Thankful
  69.   Thankful
  70.   My Love Remains
  71.   If We Try
  72.   Smokin'
  73.   River
  74.   Not Right
  75.   That Great Day
  76.   The Other Side of the Fence
  77.   Hide Your Love
  78.   It's Obdacious
  79.   Malted Milk

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