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 his
teeth playing blues - in the heart
of Houston's Third Ward. Raw,
well played greasy blues, Juke Joint style.
Little Ray, Jeffrey Ross guest.








More Than Friends
Carolyn Wallace
Independent. (USA) 2005


An obscure album recorded at Sugar Hills Studios by folk rock singer songwriter
Carolyn 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) 2006

 Bluesy Rock 'n" Roll album recorded
 at Sugar Hill Studios in Houston features
 Sonny Boy Terry on "Wildcat Shuffle
 and "Into Nuthin'". Bobby Keys, Tommy
 Shannon, 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
 
www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelheyman 
 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 http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/lennyfatigati










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 Nixon
and 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. 
























































































































































































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