Junior Barnard, born Lester Robert Barnard (December 17, 1920 – April 15, 1951) was an American Western swing guitarist who was a member of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. He was among the first electric guitarists to create a guitar effect that anticipated the fuzz tone.
|Birth name||Lester Robert Barnard|
|Born||December 17, 1920|
Coweta, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||April 15, 1951 (aged 30)|
Fresno County, California
|Genres||Western swing, jazz|
|Associated acts||Bob Wills|
- The Tiffany Transcriptions, Bob Wills (Collectors Choice)
- Yanow, Scott (2013). The Great Jazz Guitarists. San Francisco: Backbeat. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-61713-023-6.
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