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Joanna Connor (born August 31, 1962) is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist.
Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. After moving to Chicago, Illinois in 1984, she was drawn to the Chicago blues scene, eventually sharing the stage with James Cotton, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, and A.C. Reed. By 1987, she had started her own band, and recorded her first album for Blind Pig Records in 1989.
In 2002, Connor left Blind Pig and signed a recording contract with the small independent record label, M.C. Records.
- 1989 Believe It!
- 1992 Fight
- 1993 Living On The Road (live album)
- 1995 Rock & Roll Gypsy
- 1996 Big Girl Blues
- 1998 Slidetime
- 2001 Nothing But The Blues (live)
- 2002 The Joanna Connor Band
- 2003 Mercury Blues
- 2010 Live 24 (live at Kingston Mines)
- 2016 Six String Stories