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

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