• > Home
  • > Artists
  • > Lonnie Brooks
  • > Overview
  • Lonnie Brooks

    Lonnie Brooks

    • Lonnie Brooks - CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27:  Blues Artist Buddy Guy (L to R)) listens to performers with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and blues artist Jimmy Johnson, and Lonnie Brooks at a 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Send Off Celebration held in his honor at the Pritzker Pavilion stage on November 27, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Guy will be recognized with Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, and Led Zeppelin at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors on December 2.
    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: ...more

    Be Social with Us

    • ARTISTdirect at youtube

    Related Sites

    Latest Music News

    more news headlines »

    Featured Links