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Sonny Landreth

Born in Mississippi, relocated to Lafayette, Louisiana, Sonny Landreth was immersed in the great Swamp-pop and Zydeco music of the area. He picked up a variety of musical styles playing with some of the best musicians on the Louisiana scene, while developing his considerable songwriting skills. One of Sonny's first professional gigs was with Zydeco legend Clifton Chenier.

Landreth's guitar capabilities landed him work as a sought-after session musician. He has played on records by John Hiatt, Bonnie Raitt, Zachary Richard, Freddy Fender, John Mayhall, Kenny Loggins, Beausoleill, Junior Wells, Dolly Parton, Maria Muldaur, Allen Toussaint, and Mark Knopfler. He hasn't really played on a big hit record, but he has played vital roles in other artist's careers.

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Discography

Recorded Live in Lafayette

Recorded Live in...

Provogue Records
2017

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Sonny Landreth: Bound By the Blues

Sonny Landreth: Bound...

Provogue Records
2015

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Sonny Landreth: Grant Street

Sonny Landreth: Grant...

Sugar Hill Records
2005

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The Road We're On

The Road We're On

Sugar Hill Records
2002

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