Charlie Christian


Date of Birth: July 29, 1916    Bonham, TX

Date of Death:  March 2, 1942    Staten Island, NY

Place of Burial:  Gates Hill Cemetery

                          Reich Street / Charlie Christian (South 1st St)

                          Bonham, TX 75418

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:


The Genius Of The Electric Guitar, Columbia (CK 40846)

Live 1939 - 1941, Music Memoria (34009)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 1 1939, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 24)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 2 1939, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 29)

​Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 3 1939-1940, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 40)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 4 1940, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 44)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 5 1940, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 67)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 6 1940-1941, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 68)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 7 1941, Média 7 ‎(MJCD 74)

Charlie Christian Complete Edition Volume 8 1941Média 7 ‎(MJCD 75)

Guitar Wizard, Charly Records ‎(LE JAZZ CD 11)

Radioland 1939-1941Fuel 2000 ‎ (302 061 167 2)

The Original Guitar Genius, Proper Records (PROPERBOX 98)

The Benny Goodman Sextet Featuring Charlie Christian: 1939-41, Columbia (CK 45144)


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