Sleepy John Estes
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Sleepy John Estes
Vol. 9 of the George Mitchell collection
Fat Possum
33 1/3 rpm 7"
$5

Sleepy John Estes plays acoustic blues with a plaintive heartbreaker of a voice and the warm thud of a booted foot dropping in time. His pre-war material is some of my favorite music and these tracks recorded in Brownsville, TN, in 1962 also hit the spot. Hear Special Agent.