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Jonny Lang

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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 their 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; it peaked at number one on Billboard's Blues Albums chart. Lang released his next album, the politically charged Signs, in September 2017. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Stations Featuring
Jonny Lang

    Modern Blues

    Modern Blues
    6 songs

    Southern Rock

    Southern Rock
    3 songs

    All Blues

    All Blues
    4 songs

    Oldies Holiday

    Oldies Holiday
    1 song

Albums by
Jonny Lang

Top Songs by
Jonny Lang

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