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経歴・特徴

父親がギターを弾いたので、エスティスも葉巻の箱を使った手製のギターを練習し、おぼえた。ジャブ・ジョーンズ、ヤンク・レイチェルと組んで演奏し、1929年にヴィクターで初レコーディングを経験。悲壮感溢れる甲高い声が特徴。生涯の大半を極貧のなかで暮らしたが、レコードは随分多く残した。

CDガイド

[A]:スリーピー・ジョン・エスティス

スリーピー・ジョン・エスティス

[B]:スリーピー・ジョン・エスティスの伝説

スリーピー・ジョン・エスティスの伝説

[C]:ブローク&ハングリー

ブローク&ハングリー

[D]:オン・エイティ・ハイウェイ~未発表セッション1974

オン・エイティ・ハイウェイ~未発表セッション1974

[E]:ブルース・イズ・ア・ライブ

ブルース・イズ・ア・ライブ

楽曲情報

Down South Blues
Chicago IL, July 9, 1935
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[A]
Stop That Thing
Chicago IL, July 9, 1935
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[A]
Who's Been Tellin' You Buddy Brown Blues
Chicago IL, July 9, 1935
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[A]
Married Woman Blues
Chicago IL, July 17, 1935
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[A]
Drop Down Mama
Chicago IL, July 17, 1935
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[A]
Government Money
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
I Wanta Tear It All The Time
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Lee Brown (kazoo)
[A]
Vernita Blues
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
I Ain't Gonna Be Worried No More
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Lee Brown (kazoo)
[A]
Floating Bridge
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Need More Blues
New York City NY, Aug. 2, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Jack And Jill Blues
New York City NY, Aug. 3, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Hobo Jungle Blues
New York City NY, Aug. 3, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Airplane Blues
New York City NY, Aug. 3, 1937
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Liquor Store Blues
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Easin' Back To Tennessee
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Fire Department Blues (Martha Hardin)
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Clean Up At Home
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
New Someday Baby
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Brownsville Blues
New York City NY, April 22, 1938
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (guitar)
[A]
Mailman Blues
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal); Robert Lee McCoy (guitar, harmonica)
[A]
Time Is Drawing Near
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal); Robert Lee McCoy (guitar)
[A]
Mary Come On Home
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal); Robert Lee McCoy (guitar)
[A]
Jailhouse Blues
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Robert Lee McCoy (harmonica)
[A]
Tell Me How About It (Mr. Tom's Blues)
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Robert Lee McCoy (harmonica); unknown (washboard)
[A]
Drop Down (I Don't Feel Welcome Here)
Chicago IL, June 4, 1940
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Robert Lee McCoy (harmonica); unknown (washboard)
[A]
Someday Baby
Saukville WI, March 24, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar)
[B]
Death Valley Blues
Saukville WI, March 24, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar)
[B]
Down South Blues
Saukville WI, March 24, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar)
[B]
Milk Cow Blues
Saukville WI, March 24, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar)
[B]
You Got To Go
Saukville WI, June 3, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Married Woman Blues
Saukville WI, June 3, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Drop Down Mama
Saukville WI, June 3, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
I'd Been Well Warned
Saukville WI, June 3, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Diving Duck Blues
Saukville WI, June 4, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); John "Knocky" Parker (piano); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Stop That Thing
Saukville WI, June 4, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); John "Knocky" Parker (piano); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Rats In My Kitchen
Saukville WI, June 4, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); John "Knocky" Parker (piano); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Who's Been Telling You, Buddy Brown
Saukville WI, June 4, 1962
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); John "Knocky" Parker (piano); Ed Wilkinson (bass)
[B]
Broke and Hungry
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin); Mike Bloomfield (guitar)
[C]
Black Mattie
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin)
[C]
3:00 Morning Blues
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin); Mike Bloomfield (guitar)
[C]
Beale Street Sugar
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin); Mike Bloomfield (guitar)
[C]
Olie Blues
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (guitar)
[C]
Freedom Loan
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin); Mike Bloomfield (guitar)
[C]
The Girl I Love
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin)
[C]
Electric Chair
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin)
[C]
Sleepy John's Twist
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin)
[C]
So Glad I'm Livin'
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar)
[C]
Everybody Oughta Change
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (mandolin); Mike Bloomfield (guitar)
[C]
Al Rawls
Chicago IL, March 3, 1964
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yank Rachell (guitar)
[C]
Love Grows In Your Heart
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
Potatoe Diggin' Man
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[D]
Talk
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (speech); Hammie Nixon (speech)
[D]
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica, kazoo)
[D]
Holy Spirit
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[D]
80 Highway
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
When The Saints Go Marching In
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[D]
Corrine Corrina
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, kazoo)
[D]
President Kennedy (Take 14)
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
IGA
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[D]
T Model Ford
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
Do Lord Remember Me
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[D]
Vernita Blues
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
Mary Come On Home
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
President Kennedy (Take 13)
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
Talk
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (speech); Hammie Nixon (harmonica, speech); Bob Koester (speech)
[D]
Brownsville Blues
Chicago IL, July 19, 1974
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[D]
Mary, Come On Home
Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[E]
Rats In My Kitchen
Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica)
[E]
Potato Digging Man
Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal, harmonica)
[E]
Sleepy John's Twist
Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica, jug); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]
Careless Love
Kyoto, Japan, Dec. 24, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]
I've Been Well Warned
Kyoto, Japan, Dec. 24, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]
80 Highway
Kyoto, Japan, Dec. 24, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]
Goin' To Brownsville
Kyoto, Japan, Dec. 24, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (harmonica); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]
Jesus On The Mainline
Kyoto, Japan, Dec. 24, 1976
Sleepy John Estes (vocal, guitar); Hammie Nixon (vocal); Yuka Dan: Hidekatsu Kimura (guitar); Kantaro Uchida (guitar); Kenji Hanaoka (bass); Kazuo Shimada (drums)
[E]