Alfred "Snuff" Johnson

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  August 10, 1913    Cedar Creek, TX

Date of Death:  January 18, 2000    Austin, TX

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Black Magic Records (CD 9026)

Black Cowboy Blues and Church Songs, Documentary Arts (no #)



Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Govenar, Alan. “Snuff Johnson: Black Cowboy Blues,” Living Blues, August 1994, issue 116, volume 25, no. 4, pp. 52-53.

_____. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

Gregory, Hugh. Roadhouse Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Texas R&B. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003.


Austin American Statesman, January 23, 2000.


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