Johnnie Temple

    Top Songs

    1
    Lead Pencil BluesJohnnie Temple
    Up Triangle
    2
    Louise Louise BluesJohnnie Temple
    Up Triangle
    3
    The Evil Devil BluesJohnnie Temple
    Up Triangle
    4
    Hoodoo WomenJohnnie Temple
    Up Triangle
    5
    Mama's Bad Luck ChildJohnnie Temple
    Up Triangle

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Johnnie Temple is one of the great unsung heroes of the blues. A contemporary of Skip James, Son House, and other Delta legends, Temple was one of the very first to develop the now-standard bottom-string boogie bass figure, generally credited to Robert Johnson. Born and raised in Mississippi, Temple learned to play guitar and mandolin as a child. By the time he was a teenager, he was playing house parties and various other local events. Temple moved to Chicago in the early '30... Read more

        Chat About Johnnie Temple