Kid Jonny Lang

Apparently Jonny Lang released a gospel-influenced blues record in 2006 that I never heard a lick of. In fact, I haven't heard much from the boy wonder since I saw him headline the Portland Blues Festival almost 3 years ago. He opened with "Long Time Coming" to a frenzied crowd in Waterfront Park of easily more than 40,000. I had fought my way to the very front. Long story short, he completely ruled. 21 at the time, his voice and confidence was very much those of a grizzled veteran. Of course, when you release your first record at 14 and your first national tour is opening for B.B. King, I'd imagine you'd grow up pretty fast.

Long Time Coming
[from Long Time Coming|buy]
Breakin' Me
[from Wander This World|buy]


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