Related Information for Lonnie Brooks Lonnie Brooks (December 18, 1933-) is an American blues singer and guitarist.He was born Lee Baker, Jr. in Dubuisson, Louisiana. He began performing with Clifton Chenier during the 1950s under the name Guitar Junior. He recorded some songs under that name which had local success. In 1960, he moved to Chicago. Luther Johnson was already using the name "Guitar Junior" there, so he adopted the stage name Lonnie Brooks.In 1978, four of his songs were included on an anthology.. read more