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

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