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Boogie-woogie pianist Pete Johnson was born in Kansas City, MO, in 1904. He was known as one of the greats of that genre, along with Albert Ammons and Meade 'Lux' Lewis. He regularly teamed with blues singer Big Joe Turner and their concert performances in the late 1930s helped to popularize "boogie-woogie" with the public. He had originally ... See full bio »
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 1944 Boogie-Woogie Dream (Short) (performer: "Boogie Woogie Dream") / (writer: "Boogie Woogie Dream")
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 1944 Boogie-Woogie Dream (Short)
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 1997 Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (TV Movie documentary)
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 1994 Goodnight Sweden (TV Movie)
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 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary)
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 1990 That's Black Entertainment (Documentary)
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Album: "Central Avenue Boogie" (Delmark Records). See more »

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