Jonathon Long
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Biography
“His evolution from gospel to blues to the whole spectrum of Southern-inspired music is a delight to experience.” – OffBeat Magazine
“He is the ringmaster, trapeze artist and human cannonball of a live blues-rock circus” --Country Roads Magazine

"You can really play that guitar boy; I stole some of your licks" said BB King to Jonathon Long, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jonathon was on a 13 date run opening for the King of the Blues.

On this self titled CD produced by Samantha Fish, Jonathon was free to refine his lyrics and concentrate being a great guitarist. On these 11 Tracks you will recognize Jonathon not only as an exceptional guitarist but one of the most prolific songwriters in the blues world today.

Baton Rouge’s rich Blues scene has produced legendary Blues Artists who throughout history have developed their own character, style and sound and has changed the landscape of the genre. Artist such as Buddy Guy, Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, Silas Hogan, and an entire Neal Family of Blues players have forged the foundation for one of the greatest American Blues scenes. Jonathon’s Blues combines the elements of Rock, Soul, and Country with the flare, electricity, and delivery of an Artist beyond his age. Jonathon Long keeps the tradition alive and the Blues at the root of everything that he does.
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  • Sounds Like:
    Buddy Guy, Tab Benoit, Sonny Landreth
  • Influences:
    Blues and Country Blues, and Americana Music
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    07/10/18
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    08/08/18 00:03:17

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