Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, United States (1906 – 1968)
Johnnie "Geechie" Temple (Johnny Temple, Canton, Mississippi, October 18, 1906 – Jackson, Mississippi, November 22, 1968) was an American blues guitarist, singer, and a popular Chicago blues recording artist in the 1930s. He moved to Chicago in early 1930s, and started playing with Joe McCoy in the clubs. His most popular record, "Louise Louise Blues," on the Decca label, was a hit in 1936.
Johnnie Temple is one of the great unsung heroes of the blues. A contemporary of Skip… read more
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