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Sleepy John Estes

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The American Folk-Blues Festival: All About The Croaker!

Report and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 10 October 1964

Long John Baldry talks to RM's David Griffiths about the Folk-Blues Festival ...

Howlin' Wolf, Sleepy John Estes, Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson et al: American Blues Festival, Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 24 October 1964


Sleepy John Estes: Brownsville Blues (Delmark DL613)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 11 September 1965

Estes (voc. gtr), acc. on some tracks by Hammie Nixon (harmonica) or Yank Rachel (gtr), Ed Wilkenson or Ransom Knowling (bass) on three tracks. 1964/5. ...

Sippie Wallace, Otis Rush et al: Fifth American Folk Blues Festival, Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 8 October 1966

Blues by three in the worst possible setting ...

Sleepy John Estes: Sleepy, Getting Sleepier

Report and Interview by Philip Norman, The Sunday Times, 1972

THE ROAD stops at Sleepy John's house, at the top of a ploughed field, outside Brownsville, Tennessee, where the earth is thick and unyielding as ...

Sleepy John Estes

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. John Adam Estes, 25 January 1899, Ripley, Tennessee, USA, d. 5 June 1977, Brownsville, Tennessee ...

see also Hammie Nixon


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