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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.   Rack 'Em Up
  7.   Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
  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.   Cherry Red Wine
  17.   Wander This World
  18.   Touch
  19.   The Levee
  20.   Walking Away
  21.   Darker Side
  22.   River
  23.   The Truth
  24.   Outro
  25.   If We Try
  26.   "E" Train
  27.   Still Wonder
  28.   Not Right
  29.   That Great Day
  30.   Anything's Possible
  31.   Only a Man
  32.   Smokin'
  33.   Lovin' My Baby
  34.   Louise
  35.   There's Gotta Be a Change
  36.   When I Come to You
  37.   Back for a Taste of Your Love
  38.   I'll Always Be
  39.   Fight for My Soul
  40.   What You're Looking For
  41.   I Believe by Fisk University Jubilee Singers
  42.   On My Feet Again
  43.   Don't Stop (For Anything)
  44.   My Love Remains
  45.   Turn Around
  46.   The Other Side of the Fence
  47.   One Person at a Time
  48.   Intro
  49.   Dying to Live
  50.   Long Time Coming
  51.   To Love Again
  52.   Give Me Up Again
  53.   Before You Hit the Ground
  54.   I Am
  55.   Second Guessing
  56.   Malted Milk
  57.   Too Tired
  58.   Missing Your Love
  59.   Changes
  60.   I Love You the Best
  61.   Nice & Warm
  62.   Get What You Give
  63.   It's Obdacious
  64.   Seasons
  65.   We Are the Same
  66.   Thankful
  67.   Last Goodbye
  68.   Thankful
  69.   Livin' for the City
  70.   Hide Your Love
  71.   Save Yourself
  72.   Goodbye Letter
  73.   The One I Got
  74.   Leaving to Stay
  75.   Right Back
  76.   All of a Sudden
  77.   It's Not Over
  78.   Happiness and Misery
  79.   Beautiful One

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