Lonnie Brooks

Lonnie Brooks Biography

b. December 18, 1933 in Dubuisson, Louisiana, U.S.A.

Lonnie Brooks is an American blues singer and guitarist. Embarking on a solo career, he adopted the moniker of Guitar Junior. In 1960, he moved to Chicago, Illinois where he learned that Luther Johnson was already using the name 'Guitar Junior' there, so he adopted the alternative stage name, Lonnie Brooks.

Has two sons, who are also musicians: Ronnie Baker Brooks and Wayne Baker Brooks.

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