SONNY LANDRETH

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Blues guitar prodigy with an inimitable slide technique.

Southwest Louisiana-based guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sonny Landreth is a musician's musician. The blues slide guitar playing found on his two Zoo Entertainment releases, Outward Bound (1992) and South of I-10 (1995) is distinctive and unlike anything else you've ever heard. His unorthodox guitar style comes from the manner in which he simultaneously plays slide and makes fingering movements on the fretboard. Landreth, who has an easygoing personality, can play it all, like any good session musician. His distinctive guitar playing can be heard on recordings by John Hiatt, Leslie West and Mountain, and other rock & rollers. Landreth was born February 1, 1951, in Canton, Mississippi, and his family lived in Jackson, Mississippi, for a few years before settling in Lafayette, Louisiana. Landreth began playing guitar after a long tenure with the trumpet. His earliest inspiration came from Scotty Moore, the guitarist
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SONNY LANDRETH Blues Attack album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Attack
Blues 1981
SONNY LANDRETH Sonny Landreth And Bayou Rhythm ‎: Way Down In Louisiana album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sonny Landreth And Bayou Rhythm ‎: Way Down In Louisiana
Blues 1985
SONNY LANDRETH Outward Bound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Outward Bound
Blues 1992
SONNY LANDRETH South Of I-10 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
South Of I-10
Blues 1995
SONNY LANDRETH Levee Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Levee Town
Blues 2000
SONNY LANDRETH The Road We're On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Road We're On
Blues 2003
SONNY LANDRETH Grant Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grant Street
Blues 2005
SONNY LANDRETH From The Reach album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Reach
Blues 2008
SONNY LANDRETH Mississippi Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mississippi Blues
Blues 2010
SONNY LANDRETH Elemental Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Elemental Journey
Blues 2012
SONNY LANDRETH Bound By The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bound By The Blues
Blues 2015

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Live
Blues 1995
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Live At Jazzfest 2007
Blues 2007
SONNY LANDRETH Recorded Live In Lafayette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recorded Live In Lafayette
Blues 2017

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