Saturday, October 17

Sleepy John Estes

Wikipedia - "John Adam Estes (January 25, 1899 – June 5, 1977), best known as Sleepy John Estes or Sleepy John, was an American blues guitarist, songwriter and vocalist, born in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee. In 1915, Estes' father, a sharecropper who also played some guitar, moved the family to Brownsville, Tennessee. Not long after, Estes accidentally lost the sight in his right eye when a friend threw a rock at him. At the age of 19, while working as a field hand, he began to perform professionally. ..."
American Music
YouTube: Drop Down Mama, Diving Duck Blues, Liquor Store Blues, Floating Bridge, Someday Baby Blues, Mailman Blues (Live), The Girl I love, She Got Long Curly Hair, Broken-Hearted, Ragged And Dirty Too, Street Car Blues, Lawyer Clark Blues, Watcha Doin, Everybody Oughta Make A Change, Fire Department Blues (Martha Hardin), I Ain't Gonna Be Worried No More, Stop That Thing, Death Valley Blues, Broke And Hungry, Jailhouse Blues