Juke Boy Bonner Biography

American blues musician and songwriter from Texas. Weldon 'Juke Boy' Bonner played guitar among the juke-joints and bars of Houston as a 'one man band' (using a harmonica rack in the manner of Jimmy Reed or Bob Dylan). Much of his output was self-recorded in the Texas Blues style and has a distinct 'down home' flavor similar to that of Lightnin' Hopkins.



Born March 22, 1932, Bellville, TX

Died June 29, 1978, Houston, TX


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