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Lazy Lester

Lazy Lester
Real name
Leslie Johnson
Born
June 20, 1933
Died
August 22, 2018
Country
United States
Comments
Blues harmonica player, guitarist, and singer.

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
January 1964 Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets
August 1962 Sue Foley
April 1959 (4 artists)
March 1958 (13 artists)
1977 Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets
1979 Sue Foley
March 1958 (10 artists)
December 1957 The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Covers by Lazy Lester

Title Performer Release date Originally by
2011 Slim Harpo
1977 Honeyboy
2011 Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
April 21, 2001 Al Ferrier
2011 Jimmy Reed
1987 Jimmy Reed
2011 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
1988 Eddie Boyd
April 21, 2001 Lonesome Sundown
1988 Guitar Slim and His Band
2011 Mississippi John Hurt
April 21, 2001 Jimmy Reed
1988 Bo Diddley
April 21, 2001 Slim Harpo
April 21, 2001 Slim Harpo
October 6, 1998 Slim Harpo
October 6, 1998 Lonesome Sundown
April 21, 2001 Little Brother Montgomery
1988 Slim Harpo
2011 Lightnin' Slim
1987 Prince's Band
1988 James Carr
October 6, 1998 Jimmy Reed
2011 John Lee Hooker and His Guitar
April 21, 2001 Lee Dorsey

Songs written by Lazy Lester

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Word About Woman Lazy Lester, J.D. Miller Lazy Lester January 1964 Covered by Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets
Quit Foolin' Myself Lazy Lester, J.D. Miller Lazy Lester 1977 Covered by Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets
Sad Sad City Lazy Lester, J.D. Miller Lazy Lester 1979 Covered by Sue Foley

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
All over You Lazy Lester October 6, 1998 Antone's Records
Blues Stop Knockin' Lazy Lester April 21, 2001 Antone's Records
Harp & Soul Lazy Lester 1988 Alligator Records
Poor Boy Blues Lazy Lester 1979 Flyright
Rides Again Lazy Lester 1987 Stomp Records
They Call Me Lazy Lazy Lester 1977 Flyright
You Better Listen Lazy Lester 2011 Bluestown

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
A Word About Woman Lazy Lester January 1964 Excello Records
If You Think I've Lost You (You're Wrong as Can Be) Lazy Lester August 1962 Excello Records
I Hear You Knockin' Lazy Lester April 1959 Excello Records
I'm a Lover, Not a Fighter Lazy Lester March 1958 Excello Records
I Told My Little Woman Lazy Lester December 1957 Excello Records

Reported errors

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