Sonny Boy Terry Discography


  Texas Harmonica Greats
  Various Artists 
  Home Cookin' (Collectables) (USA) 1992


One of just a few documented recordings of early 90s Kinney Abair/Sonny Boy Terry
 duo here with "Mr Rockefeller". It's a bootleg but a great track. The album is a mixed bag of gems 
  with Billy Bizor, Joey Long, Sonny Boy Williamson, Johnny Winter and novel choices, (Suzie Q, by Gary Sapone
  and the Sonics)


 Saturday Night at Rockefellers
 Various artists
 Home Cookin' (Collectables) (USA) 1992


Another infamous Roy Ames bootleg culled from the same showcase at Rockefellers in Houston. But you do also get Clarence Green and Guitar Slim (Rayfield Jackson), Pete Mayes to along with the Kinney Abair and Sonny Boy Terry Duo performing Wigs and Pigs Feet and BowLegged Woman (with green hair on her legs) 
with some hilarious lyrics from jazz/blues singer and guitarist, comedian, actor Kinney Abair.


  Electric Blues
  James Bolden
  Global International (USA) 1991


5th Ward Houston bluesman James Bolden makes a solid record. Recorded in 1990 at Rock Romano's
Red Shack Studios. The 1st album SBT was ever on (lots of unreleased Jerry Lightfoot recordings around), Good production has him playing nice complementary harmonica throughout. 


Down Depressed & Dangerous,
Joe "Guitar" Hughes,
Munich Records (Dutch) 1994


Features Sonny Boy Terry and Joe Hughes tearing it up Houston style on "Put The Crack Down", 
"Holman and Dowling",  Okie Dokie Stomp".. 


Live in Vrendenburg,
Joe "Guitar" Hughes
Double Trouble, (Dutch) 1993 


Recorded live in Holland, Cd features lots of Sonny Boy Terry
solos mixed with Hughes trademark leads. originals mixed with classic club standards


Catch Up With The Blues
Johnny Clyde Copeland
Verve/Gitanes/Polygram (USA) 1994


Copeland's big label classic includes Joe Hughes, Gatemouth Brown,Lonnie Brooks, Teenie Hodges,
Sonny Boy Terry, Memphis Horns. Terry is featured on Copeland classic
"Lifes Rainbow, The Nature Song". 


Breakfast Dance
Sonny Boy Terry
Radiola Records (USA) 2000
Doc Blues Records (USA) 2004


Houston blues at it's best! Terry's self produced first solo album reissued on the Austin's Doc Blues Records.
Guests include Joe Hughes, Grady Gaines, Harry Sheppard, Adam Burchfield, 


Live At Miss Ann's Playpen
Sonny Boy Terry
Doc Blues Records, (USA) 2004


Excellent album recorded where Sonny Boy Terry cut histeeth playing blues - in the heart
of Houston's Third Ward. Raw, well played greasy blues, Juke Joint style. Little Ray,  Samantha Banks. Benny Brasket, Jeffrey Ross guest.


More Than Friends
Carolyn Wallace
Independent. (USA) 2005


An obscure album recorded at Sugar Hills Studios by folk rock singer songwriterCarolyn Wallace. Sonny Boy Terry guests on several tracks offering a Tom Petty like flavor with his harmonica further exemplifying his skills as a
session musician who the the first call in Houston when harmonica is needed for a recording session.


 The Calvin Owens Show:
 Keeping the Big Band Blues Alive
 Calvin Owens and his Blues Orchestra
  Sawdust Alley Records, (USA) 2005

Sonny Boy adds harp to BB King's bandleader Calvin Owens and his delightful singing and trumpet blowing on “Big Sweet Woman”- an album high point loaded with stinging lead guitar from serious gulf coast talent Bert Wills.

 Straight Ahead
 Joe Miranda and the Wildcatters
 Independent  (USA) 200



Bluesy Rock 'n" Roll album at Sugar Hill Studios in Houston features Sonny Boy Terry on "Wildcat Shuffle and "Into Nuthin'". Bobby Keys The Rolling Stones), Tommy Shannon (Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Winter), Riley Osborne, Gary Primich, Tommy Dar Dar, Paul Orta, Rex Wherry also guest.


The High Life
Mark Miller
Independent (USA) 2005


Straight ahead modern Texas country EP by Mark Miller was produced by Roger Creagar bassist and 
engineer Stormy Cooper. Sonny Boy Terry guests providing his bluesy electric harmonica creating a fresh contrast
on the Willie Nelson inspired song Willie Backroad Sunday. Excellent example of Sonny Boy Terry's ability and experience to sit in on most any strong musical situation. 

 Heart Full of Blues
 Michael Heyman
 Chamonix Records (USA) 2005


Sonny Boy establishes his “session man” skills adding pristine blues harmonica to the Howlin' Wolf/Muddy Waters inspired "If You See My Baby". You can even download it at A must for Sonny Boy Terry collectors.


 Congress Hotel
 Whiskey Boat
 Independent, (USA) 2009


Sonny Boy's love for alternative Texas country is exposed. Terry expands his horizons lending his roots rockin' harmonica prowess on several songs for country rock act Whiskey Boat's debut album that also guests Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers, Jesse  Dayton, Pete Gordon.


 Meet Me in Philly
 Lenny Fatigati
 Independent, (USA) 2010

 Sonny Boy Terry guests on his bass player Lenny Fatigati, northeast Ohio bred and former Philly resident's new solo CD. Lenny's musicianship and good nature is welcome addition to the Houston blues scene. To get a copy, go to


Dog On Shame
Tony Vega Band
Red Onion, (USA) 2010


SBT joins fellow Houstonian and favorite in Europe Tony Vega and his band on the rockin' title track as well as the former Red Devils frontman Lester Butler penned track "Shake Em On Down".        


Time Slips On By
Rich DeGrosso/Jonn "Del Toro" Richardson
Independent (USA) 2011


Sonny Boy Terry blends classic blues harp licks inspired by Hammie Nixonand Paul Oscher on two key songs - "Mandolin Man" and "She's Sweet" on this superb collaboration by mandolin playin bluesman Rich Delgrosso and tasty blues guitarist Jonn Richardson. Produced by Kaz Kazonoff and recorded at Austin's Wire Studios, this disc is sure to gain recognition for originality and flawless musicianship.  


Still Treatin' 'Em Right
Roy Head
Independent (USA) 2011


Houston's own bluesman Sonny Boy Terry joins legendary rocker Roy Head on some rockin' blues harmonica of a remake of Roy's 1965 number 5 hit. Recorded at Sugar Hill Studios, this version of Treat Her Right also features Deniz Tek from Australian seminal punk (sub-pop) group Radio Birdman, Ska group, The Suspects and original Little Richard Saxophone player Grady Gaines. 


Hits from the Hill
Various Artists
Independent (USA) 2011


Newly released compilation celebrating Houston's Sugar Hill Studios rich history with the most dynamic array of  regional musicians doing covers of famous songs at Sugar Hill Studios. All proceeds benefit the Musicians Benevolent Society - a long time charity providing assistance to musicians in need in the Houston area. Sonny Boy Terry joins legendary rocker Roy Head on some rockin' blues harmonica of a remake of Roy's 1965 number 5 hit. Recorded at Sugar Hill Studios, this version of Treat Her Right (Ttrack also appears on Roy head CD Still Treatin' 'Em Right) features Deniz Tek from Australian seminal punk (sub-pop) group Radio Birdman, Ska group, The Suspects and original Little Richard Saxophone player Grady Gaines. 


Unfit to be Tied
Champion Sisters
Independent (USA) 2011


More session work for SBT. Sonny Boy Terry joins rock and roll bass guitar Mark Andes (Heart, Firefall, Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne) guitarist Kenny Cordrey (Co-author of ZZ Top's "Francine") for a country rock turn at ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" with Houston favorite the Champion Sisters. Rockin number features a great call and response guitar-harmonica duel between Cordrey and Sonny Boy Terry. Recorded at Surgar Hill Studios.


It's About Time
John Latiolais
Independent (USA) 2013


Sonny Boy Terry appears on track four (The Rapture I) joins east Texas musician and a stellar group od Houston session musicians for this well produced serving of gospel music by Brian Thomas (Jesse Dayton) with a southern/country rock vibe to it. Freaturing Tommy Lee Bradley, Mark Andes, Kenny Cordrey, and Paul English. Recorded at the historic Sugar Hill Studios. 


Crossing Borders

Evelyn Rubio

Independent (USA) 2021


Sonny Boy Terry adds vintage Sonny Boy Williamson style 1st position harmonica to sultry Houston saxophonist/vocalist Evelyn Rubio's interpretation of the Spanish language classic Besame' Mucho. Critically acclaimed, the song includes slide guitar stalwart The Mighty Orq and Taj Mahal bassist and album producer Larry Fulcher. Recorded at Wire Studios in Houston, this album was engineered by Andy Bradley and is loaded with great talent. 


Lost in Paradise

JB Fuentes

Independent (USA) 2022


JB Fuentes first solo album release was recorded at WireStudios in Houston in 2022. All original rock and inspired by The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Led Zeppelin, this album features Sonny Boy Terry on a very "when the Levee Breaks amplified, digital delay harmonica solo on the track Drivin' Back from Corpus that will make your hair stand on end.