Album cover of ''I Ain't Gonna Be Worried No More'' by Sleepy John Estes


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Sleepy John Estes

Other Names: Sleepy John Adam Estes
Birth Name: John Adams Estes

Personal: Father: Daniel Estes (guitarist). Mother: Millie Thornton. Cousin: Charlie Pickett. His daughter married blues singer Hammie Nixon.

Member of: The Delta Boys, Three J's Jug Band

* Jan. 25, 1899 Ripley Tennessee
1915-19 - moved to Jones TN to work mostley outside music from childhood, blinded in reight eye at 6 years
from 1916 - learned guitar on home-made cigar box instrument to workat local houseparties, Brownsville TN
1919-27 - worked on local streets, country suppers, picnics, houseparties, radio shows with Yank Rachell in Brownsville area
1924-27 - worked with Hammie Nixon at picnics and dances in Brownsville area
1927-30 - frequently worked with Hammie Nixon and occ. with Yank Rachell and Jab Jones as THree J's Jug Band in streets, hotels, houseparties and Blues Heaven Club, Memphis TN
1929/30 - recorded for Victor, Memphis TN
1930/31 - worked mostly outside music as a farmer, Brownsville TN
1931-37 - moved to Chicago IL to work at local house rent parties and street corners
1933 - served as a judge on local blues contest, Chicago IL
1935 - recorded for Champion, Chicago IL
1937/38 - recorded for Decca, NYC
1937-41 - teamed with Hammie Nixon to hobo across the US working at fish fries, parties, dances, hobo camps and streets
c1939 - toured with Hammie Nixon working at Rabbit Foot Minstrel Show and Dr Grim(m)'s Medicine Show
1940 - recorded for Decca, Chicago IL
1941 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
1941-62 - returned to Brownsville TN to work outside music
1948 - married Olie
by 1950 - was completely blind
c1950 - recorded with Hammie Nixon for Ora Nelle, Chicago IL
1952 - recorded for Sun, Memphis TN
1962 - appeared in documentary film Citizen South-Citizen North - worked at University of Illinois, Urbana IL, at Harvard University, Cambridge MA, at Purdue University, Lafayette IN, at Westminster College, Fulton MO - recorded for Delmark, Saukville WI - worked at The Limelight Theater, Chicago IL, Le Gallerie Flambeau, Baltimore MD - The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (Delmark 603) released
1963 - appeared in Sam Charters fulm The Blues - worked at Fickle Pickle, Chicago IL, at Queens College, Queens NY, at Gerdes Folk City NYC
1963/64 - recorded for Delmark, Chicago IL
1964 - worked at First Floor Club, Toronto CAN, at Club 68, Hamilton CAN - appeared on Assignment Show on local radio and on The Observer Show, CBC-TV, Toronto CAN - worked at Newport Folk Festival, Newport RI - toured with American Folk Festival working at TV, radio, concert dates through Europe (England, Germany, Copenhagen...) - RBF 8, Sleepy John Estes 1929-1940 released - Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (Delmark 608) released - Storyville 172, Sleepy John Estes with Hammie Nixon, Portraits In Blues Vol. 10 released
1965 - worked at New Gate of Cleve, Toronto CAN, at Second Fret, Philadelphia PA - Brownsville Blues (Delmark 613) released - The Blues at Newport 1964 Part 1 (Vanguard 9180) released - Newport Folk Festival 1964 Evening Concerts Vol. 1 (Vanguard 9184) released - Sleepy John Estes in Europe (Delmark 611) released - Brownsville Blues (Delmark 613) released
1966 - toured with American Folk Blues Festival through Europe (Germany, Austria...) - recorded for Delmark, Chicago IL - worked at Avant Garde, Milwaukee WI
1967 - worked at Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA - John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (Storyville 4074) released
1968 - frequently worked at local coffeehouses, Memphis TN, worked at Rockford College, Rockford IL - Delmark 619, Electric Sleep released
1969 - worked at The Quiet Knight, Chicago IL, at Newport Festival, Newport RI, at Chicago Blues Festival, Chicago IL, at Memphis Blues Festival, Memphis TN, at Ann Arbor Blues Festival, Ann Arbor MI - recorded for Thumb, Memphis TN
1970 - worked at Festival of American Folklife, Washington DC - recorded for Delmark, Chicago IL, recorded for Adelphi, Memphis TN - worked at Washington Blues Festival, Howard University, Washington DC - MCA 1339, Down South Blues (1935-1940) released
1971 - worked at River City Blues Festival, Memphis TN
1972 - worked at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR - appeared in the film Thinking Out Loud - recorded for Albatross, Memphis TN
1973 - worked at Festival of American Folklife, Washington DC (shown in the videotape Born In The Blues)
1973/74 - toured with Memphis Blues Caravan working concert and college dates through Midwest
1974 - worked at Newport Jazz Festival, New York City - toured through Europe working concert dates - toured with Blues Festival working concert dates through Japan (Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo...)
1975 - worked at Jubilee Jazz Hall and Xanadu Ballroom, Memphis TN - RCA/RVC 5704, Broken Hearted released
1976 - worked at John Henry Folk Festival, Camp Virgil Tate, Princeton WV, at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago IL - toured through Japan working concert dates - Trio 6059, Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People released - Albatros 8285, 'Sleepy' John Adam Estes, Tennessee Blues Vol. 4 released
June 5, 1977 Brownsville Tennessee, buried at Durhamville Baptist Church in Durhamville, Tennessee

Instruments: guitar

Influences: David Campbell, Hambone Willie Newborn

Influenced: Big Bill Broonzy, Arthur Crudup, John Lee Williamson, Johnny Young

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
www.wirz.de (illustrated discography)
Samuel Charters: The Blues Makers
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943
Leadbitter, Mike. Slaven, Neil: Blues Records 1943 to 1970. A Selective Discography
Fancourt, Les. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1943-70
Ford, Robert. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1971-2000
John Adam "Sleepy John" Estes - Memphis School

 

Songs (with date of recording and first release):

3:00 Morning Blues
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Mike Bloomfield (g))
38 Pistol
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1993) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
80 Highway (Blues)
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064921-1 Bluebird B8927 - Son Bonds (v,g), Sleepy John Estes (g), Raymond Thomas (imb)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1966.10.00? -- Vienna A (TV-Show) - Document 525, on: Country Blues Live (released 1988) - Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachel (telecasted March 8, 1968 Musik vor Mitternacht)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan

Airplane (Blues) (Estes, Nix)
1937.08.03 -- NYC - 62482 Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1991) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Al Rawls
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry (released 1995) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md), Hammie Nixon (h))

Bad Luck's My Buddy
1930.11.28 -- Memphis TN - 64739-2 Victor 23266 - Noah Lewis (v,h), John Estes (g), Ham Lewis (j)
Beale Street Sugar
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Mike Bloomfield (g))
Bernita Blues
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Folkways 3814[?] - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Big Fat Mama/Liquor Store
1972.00.00? -- Collierville TN? - Orpheum 101, on: Memphis Development Foundation Presents: Beale Street Saturday Night (released 1979) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g) with poss. Hammy Nixon (v,h), Ry Cooder (md), Lee Baker (g), James Luther Dickinson (p), Bobby Ray Watson (v)
B K Blues
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Black Gal Swing
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064918-1 Bluebird B8852 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (lead v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
Black Mattie (Blues) (Estes)
1929.10.02 -- Memphis TN - 36335-1 Victor V38582 - John Estes (v,g), James Rachell (md)

1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h))
Blind Man In the Tear Gas
1972.00.00? -- Collierville TN - Fan Club 044, on: Down Home (Delta Experimental Projects Compilation, Vol. 1, The Blues) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Ry Cooder (md), James Luther Dickinson (p)
Blues For JFK
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1999) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Blues for Johnny
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
Bottle Up And Go
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug)
Bring Me My 38 Pistol
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Broke And Hungry
? -- ? - Birdman BMR 047, on: Jim Dickinson Field Recordings: Delta Experimental Project Vol. 3 (released 2003) - Sleepy John Estes
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Mike Bloomfield (g))
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Broken Hearted, Ragged And Dirty Too (Estes)
1929.09.17 -- Memphis TN - 55531-2 Victor unissued - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
1929.09.26 -- Memphis TN - 55531-3 Victor V38582 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
Brownsville Blues
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63653-A Decca 7473 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Brownsville Sheriff
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Burial Insurance Blues
1952.04.05 -- Memphis TN - Sun unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Bye And Bye When the Morning Comes
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Bye Bye Baby
1963.06.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)

Cadillac Baby
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Careless Love
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
City Hall Blues
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 188, on: The Best Of the Blues - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Clean That Home
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
Clean Up At Home (Estes)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63651-A,-B Decca 7516 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
1964.07.25 -- Newport RI - Vanguard 9180, on: The Blues at Newport 1964 Part 1 (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug), Yank Rachell (md)
1966.10.00? -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
Come Back Home (-Blues), (Little Girl) (Son Bond)
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064923-1 Bluebird B8950 - Son Bonds (v,g), Sleepy John Estes (g), Raymond Thomas (imb)
Corinna
1964.07.25 -- Newport RI - Vanguard 9184, on: Newport Folk Festival 1964 Evening Concerts Vol. 1 (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug), Yank Rachell (md)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Corrine Corrina
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Corrina, (Corrina)
1972.12.23 -- Brownsville TN - I Dischi Del Sole DS 526/28, on: Blues Oggi - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), hammie Nixon (v,kazoo)
1974.11.28 -- Tokyo JP - Delmark TD-8 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h,kazoo

The Death Of President Kennedy
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Death Valley Blues
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Ed Wilkenson (b)
Denmark Blues
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Dig My Buddy, Joe
1967.02.12 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6004, on: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Taj Mahal (g), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Diving Duck Blues (John Estes)
1929.09.26 -- Memphis TN - 55596-2 Victor V38549 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.04 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b), Knocky Parker (p)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Do Lord Remember Me
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Don't You Want To Know
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064915-1 Bluebird B8915 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (lead v,g), Son Bonds (v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
Doorbell Blues
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Do the Boogie Mama
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Down South Blues (Nixon, Estes)
1935.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90094-A Champion 50001, Decca 7325 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Ed Wilkenson (b)
Drop Down (I Don't Feel Welcome Here) (Estes)
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93009-A Decca 7766 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (h), unknown (wb)
Drop Down Mama (Estes)
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90176-A Champion 50048, Decca 7289, Brunswick (E) 03562 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)

1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
1964.07.25 -- Newport RI - Vanguard 9180, on: The Blues at Newport 1964 Part 1 (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug), Yank Rachell (md)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1970.06.00 -- Memphis TN - Adelphi 1010, on: The Memphis Blues Again Vol. 2 (released 1971) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Tommy Gary (h), Mike Stewart (g)
Drop Down Mama, Let Your Papa See
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)

Easin' Back To Tennessee (Estes)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63649-A Decca 7516 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1991) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Electric Chair
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h))
Everybody Oughta Change
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry (released 1995) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md), Hammie Nixon (h), Mike Bloomfield (g))
Everybody Oughta Make A Change (Estes)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63647-A Decca 7571 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
Everybody's Got To Change Sometime
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Every Time My Heart Beats
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064920-1 Bluebird B8891 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (lead v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
Expressman Blues
1930.05.17 -- Memphis TN - 59934-2 Victor 23318 - James Rachell (v,md), John Estes (g), Jab Jones (p)

Fire Department Blues (Martha Hardin) (Estes)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63650-A Decca 7571 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
Floating Bridge (Estes, Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62465-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - (field recording by George Mitchell & Roger Brown) Southland 14, on: Tennessee Legends (released 1985) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
? -- ? - Birdman BMR 047, on: Jim Dickinson Field Recordings: Delta Experimental Project Vol. 3 (released 2003) - Sleepy John Estes
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962 or 1967? -- Brownsville TX or Memphis TN - Revival 1008, on: Old Original Tennessee Blues (released 1971) - Sleepy John Estes
Fox Chase
1976.00.00 -- Japan - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
Freedom Loan
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Mike Bloomfield (g))

Get Up And Go
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064919-1 Bluebird B8915 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (lead v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
Get Your Morning Exercise
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
The Girl I Love
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h))
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
The Girl I Love She Got Long Curly Hair (John Estes)
1929.09.24 -- Memphis TN - 55581-1 Victor V38549 - John Estes (v,g), Johnny Hardge (p), James Rachell (md)
1972.12.20 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Girl Of My Dreams
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
God Can Use Me
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Going (Goin') To Brownsville
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
Government Money (Estes, Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62461-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1965.02.27 - - Chicago IL - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (g), Ransom Knowling (b)

A Hard Pill To Swallow
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064922-1 Bluebird B8927 - Son Bonds (v,g), Sleepy John Estes (g), Raymond Thomas (imb)
Harlem Bound
1948.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Barrelhouse 04, on: Chicago Boogie (released 1974) - John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), unknown (wb)
Hobo Jungle Blues
1937.08.03 -- NYC - 62481-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
Holy Spirit
1972.00.00 -- Collierville TN - Fan Club 044, on: Down Home (Delta Experimental Projects Compilation, Volume 1, The Blues) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammy Nixon (v,h), Ry Cooder (md), Lee Baker (g), James Luther Dickinson (p), Bobby Ray Watson (v)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Holy Spirit, Don't You Leave Me
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
How Many More Years
1960.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h), Eddie Boyd (org)
How To Sing These Blues
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)

I Ain't Gonna Be Worried No More (Hammie Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62464-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g), Lee Brown (k)
I Ain't Gonna Sell It
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968)- Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
I Been Well Warned
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Folkways 3814[?] - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
I Came For To Do It
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,kazoo)
I'd Been Well Warned
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
If the River Was Whiskey
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Earl Hooker (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
IGA (Independent Grocers Alliance)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
I Got A Pretty Little Flower
1972.12.22? -- Memphis TN - I Dischi Del Sole 526/28, on: Blues Oggi - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), John "Memphis Piano Red" Williams (p)
I Got A Sweet Little Woman
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)
1972.12.00 -- Memphis TN - I Dischi Del Sole 526/28, on: Blues Oggi - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,kazoo)
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (kazoo), Sam Chatmon (v,g)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark DE 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
I'll Work Up To You Someday
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63660-A Decca 7558 - Son Bonds (v,g), Sleepy John Estes (g)
I'm Goin' Home
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.10.08 -- Copenhagen Denmark - Storyville 222, on: The Harmonica Bues (released 1972) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
I'm Gonna Get Up In the Morning
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
I'm So Glad I'm Living
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
I'm (A) Tearing Little Daddy (Estes)
1964.10.09 -- Hamburg GER (Musikhalle) - Fontana 5225, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1964 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965). alt tk released on CD 1999 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug)
1966.10.00? -- Vienna A (TV-Show) - Document 525, on: Country Blues Live (released 1988) - Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell (telecasted March 8, 1968 Musik vor Mitternacht)
I'm Twist
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
In My Father's Home
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
I Stayed Away Too Long
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 9611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
It Was A Dream
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
I've Been Well Warned
1966.10.00? -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
I Wanna Tear It All the Time
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
I Wanta Tear It All the Time (Hammie Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62462-A Decca 7342 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g), Lee Brown (k)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)

Jack And Jill Blues (Hammie Nix)
1937.08.03 -- NYC - 62479-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
Jailhouse Blues (Estes)
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93007-A Decca 7814 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (h)
Jesus On the Mainline
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
John & Hammie's Blues
1972.12.23 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (g), Hammie Nixon (h)

Kansas City Blues
1972.12.23 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (kazoo), Lucio Maniscalchi (md)

Laura Had A Dream
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (b), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Lawyer Clark (John Estes)
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064916-1 Bluebird B8852 - "Sleepy" John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (g), Raymond Thomas (imb)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Lay My Burden Down
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Liquor Store Blues
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63648-A Decca 7491 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
Little Laura Blues (John Estes)
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064925-A1 Bluebird B8852 - "Sleepy" John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (g), Raymond Thomas (imb)
1969.06.09 -- Memphis TN - Arhoolie 386, on: Mississippi Delta Blues Jam In Memphis Vol.2 (released 1993) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Tommy Gary (h), Mike Stewart (g)
Little Sarah
1929.09.26 -- Memphis TN - 55597-2 Victor V38595 - James Rachell (v,md), John Estes (g), Jab Jones (p)
Lonesome Blues
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Lonesome Ground
1962.07.00 -- Memphis TN - Asch 101, on: The Blues, Music from the Documentary Film by Samuel Charters - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Lord Have Mercy
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
Lost My Eyesight
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Love Grows In Your Heart
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Low Down Dirty Shame
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)

Mailman (Blues) (Estes)
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93004-A Decca 7789 - Sleepy John Estes (v), Robert Lee McCoy (g,h)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN or Brownsville TX - Fat Possum 1114, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 2007) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.07.25 -- Newport RI - Vanguard 9180, on: The Blues at Newport 1964 Part 1 (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug), Yank Rachell (md)
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
1966.10.00 -- Vienna A (TV-Show) - Document 525, on: Country Blues Live (released 1988) - Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Mama Don't Allow Me To Stay Out All Night Long
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Mama Won't You Do That Thing
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Married Woman Blues (Estes)
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90175-A Champion 50048, Decca 7289, Brunswick (E) 03562 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
Martha Hardin
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Mary Come On Home
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93006-A Decca 7814 - Sleepy John Estes (v), Robert Lee McCoy (g)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
May West
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Earl Hooker (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Milk Cow Blues (John Estes)
1930.05.13 -- Memphis TN - 59918-2 Victor V38614 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Minnie's Blues
1964.10.08 -- Copenhagen DK - Storyville 222 - Hammie Nixon (v,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Mountain Cat Blues (Estes)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Move Your Hand
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Mr. Pat
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - (field recording by George Mitchell & Roger Brown) Southland 14, on: Tennessee Legends (released 1985) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962 or 1967? -- Brownsville TX or Memphis TN - Revival 1008, on: Old Original Tennessee Blues (released 1971) - Sleepy John Estes
My Baby's Gonna Jump And Shout
1967.02.12 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6004, on: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Taj Mahal (g,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
My Black Gal Blues
1930.05.30 -- Memphis TN - 62548-2 Victor 23397 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)

Need More (Needmore) (Blues) (Estes, Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62466-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1969.06.09 -- Memphis TN - Blue Thumb 600 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Tommy Gary (h), Mike Stewart (g)
1972.12.23 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Needmore Has Harmed Many A Man
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
New Doorbell Blues
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
New Minglewood Blues
1930.11.26 -- Memphis TN - 64737-2 Victor 23266 - Noah Lewis's Jug Band (Noah Lewis (h,v), John Estes (g), Yank Rachel (md), Ham Lewis (j)
Newport Blues
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1991) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Earl Hooker (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
New Someday Baby (Estes)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63652-A Decca 7473 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
Ninety Pound Mama
1930.05.30 -- Memphis TN - 62549-2 Victor unissued - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (v,md)
NYC Breakdown
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)

Old Bachelor Blues
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63661-A Decca 7558 - Son Bonds (v,g), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Old Twist
1960.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Olie Blues
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h))

Pat Mann
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
Pitchin' Boogie
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62469-A Decca 7386 - Lee Brown (v,p), John Estes (g)
Policy Man (Burial Insurance Blues)
1952.04.24 -- Memphis TN - Sun Box 105, on: The Sun Blues Years 1950-1956 (released 1985). alt. tk on The Sun Blues Archives Vol. 6-Too Blue To Cry (released 1992) - Sleepy John Estes (v,eg?), Lee Crisp (h,wb)
Poor John Blues
1930.05.21 -- Memphis TN - 59968-2 Victor 38628 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
Poor John Lawyer
1930.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Poore Man's Friend (T Model) Hammie Nix
1937.08.03 -- NYC - 62480-A Decca 7354 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
Poor Mother's Child
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Potato Digging Man
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
President Kennedy (Stayed Away Too Long)
1972.00.00? -- Collierville TN - Reprise 2117, on: Boomer's Story (released 1972) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.03.20 -- Bloomington IL - Memphis Archives 7008, on: Memphis Blues Caravan Vol. 1 (released 1994) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
1974.11.28 -- Tokyo JP - Delmark TD-8 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)

Race That You Don't Run
? -- ? - Birdman 047, on: Jim Dickinson Field Recordings: Delta Experimental Project Vol. 3 (released 2003) - Sleepy John Estes
Rainy Day Blues
1967.02.12 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6004, on: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Taj Mahal (g,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Rats In My Kitchen
1952.04.05 -- Memphis TN - Sun unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1952.04.24 -- Memphis TN - Sun Box 105, on: The Sun Blues Years 1950-1956 (released 1985) - Sleepy John Estes (v,eg?)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.04 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b), Knocky Parker (p)
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - (field recording by George Mitchell & Roger Brown) Southland 14, on: Tennessee Legends (released 1985) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962 or 1967? -- Brownsville TX or Memphis TN - Revival 1008, on: Old Original Tennessee Blues (released 1971) - Sleepy John Estes
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1969.06.09 -- Memphis TN - Arhoolie 386, on: Mississippi Delta Blues Jam In Memphis Vol.2 (released 1993) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Tommy Gary (h), Mike Stewart (g), Sam Chatmon
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,kazoo), Sam Chatmon (v,g)
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
Registration Day Blues
1952.04.24 -- Memphis TN - Charly 30101, on: Catalyst: The Roots of Rock, Volume 1 (released 1976) - Sleepy John Estes (v,eg?), Lee Crisp (h,wb)
Reminiscence
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Folkways 3814[?] - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Rocky Mountain Blues
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Run Around
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Runnin' Around
1952.04.05 -- Memphis TN - Sun unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1952.04.05 -- Memphis TN - Sun Box 105, on: The Sun Blues Years 1950-1956 (released 1985). alt. tk on Sun Records: The Blues Years, 1950-1958 (released 1996) - Sleepy John Estes (v,eg?), Lee Crisp (h,wb)

Selling the Jelly
1930.11.28 -- Memphis TN - 64738-2 Victor 23319 - Mrs. Van Zula Carter Hunt (v), Noah Lewis (h), John Estes (g), Ham Lewis (j), unknown (md)
Shady Lane Blues
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
She's My All And All
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62470-A Decca 7386 - Lee Brown (v,p), John Estes (g)
She Was A Dreamer
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
Shout Baby Shout
1963.03.6/31 or 1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Sixty One And Sixty Two Rats
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Sleepy John's Blues
1964.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Ebony 1020, on: The Original Sleepy John Estes with His "Jug Buddy" Hammie Nix & "Father Jazz" Booker T. Washington - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Booker T. Washington (d)
Sleepy John's Twist
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too (released 1964) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), The Tennessee Jug Busters (Yank Rachell (md,g), Hammie Nixon (h))
1964.07.25 -- Newport RI - Vanguard 9180, on: The Blues at Newport 1964 Part 1 (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug), Yank Rachell (md)
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,kazoo), Sam Chatmon (v,g)
1976.12.16/24 -- Tokyo, Kyoto JP - Trio 3A-2025, on: Blues Is A-Live (released 1977) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Yuka Dan
Sloppy Drunk Blues
? -- ? - RBF RF-202 (X), on: The Rural Blues (released 1960)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Smokey Joe
1967.02.12 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6004, on: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Taj Mahal (g), Sleepy John Estes (g)
So Glad I'm Livin'
1964.03.03 -- Chicago IL - Delmar(k) 608, 77 LA12-27, on: Broke and Hungry, Ragged And Dirty Too - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
So Long, Hate To See You Go
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)
Someday Baby (Blues) (Nixon, Estes)
1935.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90096-A Champion 50068, Decca 7279 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)

1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Ebony 1020, on: The Original Sleepy John Estes with His "Jug Buddy" Hammie Nix & "Father Jazz" Booker T. Washington (and on: Ebony 1000, on: Sleepy John Estes with Jimmy Odens Blues Soul Stirrers) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Booker T. Washington (d)
1972.12.20 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Lucio Maniscalchi (md)
Someday Baby You Ain't Gonna Worry My Life Anymore
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Special Agent (Railroad Police Blues)
1938.04.22 -- NYC - 63654-A Decca 7491 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett (g)
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - (field recording by George Mitchell & Roger Brown) Southland 14, on: Tennessee Legends (released 1985) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Folkways 3814[?] - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962 or 1967? -- Brownsville TX or Memphis TN - Revival 1008, on: Old Original Tennessee Blues (released 1971) - Sleepy John Estes
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Spirit Don't Leave Me
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)
Stack O' Dollars
1930.05.30 -- Memphis TN - 62547-2 Victor 23397 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
Starvation In My Kitchen
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Stone Blind
1948.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Barrelhouse 04, on: Chicago Boogie (released 1974) - John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), unknown (wb)
Stop Knockin On My Door
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Stop That Thing (Nixon, Estes)
1935.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90095-A Champion 50001, Decca 7325 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.06.04 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b), Knocky Parker (p)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug)
1974.03.10 -- St. Louis MO - Wolf 120.913, on: Recorded Live 1966/1974 (released 198?) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Street Car Blues
1930.05.13 -- Memphis TN - 59919-2 Victor V38614 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Sweet Little Flower
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (h), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Earl Hooker (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Sweet Mama
1930.05.30 -- Memphis TN - 62550-2 Victor 23318 - James Rachell (v,md), John Estes (g), Jab Jones (p)
Sweet Sugar Mama
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)

Talk
1974.07.19 -- ? - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Tan Little Daddy
1966.10.16 -- Berlin GER - Scout Sc-3, on: Up The Country ! Blues People (released 1969) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
T-Bone Steak Blues (James Rachell)
1929.10.02 -- Memphis TN - 56336-2 Victor V38595 - James Rachell (v,g), John Estes (g), "Tee" (h)
Tear It Down (Tearing Little Daddy)
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Tell Me How About It (Mr. Tom's Blues) (Estes)
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93008-A Decca 7766 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (h), unknown (wb)
Texas Tony
1963.03.6/31 or 1994.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (j,h), Sleepy John Estes (g)
Things Ain't Goin' On Right
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Three Little Flowers
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (v,md)
Ticket Agent Blues
1930.11.26 -- Memphis TN - 64736-2 Bluebird B5675 - Noah Lewis's Jug Band (Noah Lewis (h,v), John Estes (g), Yank Rachel (md), Ham Lewis (j)
Time Is Drawing Near (Estes)
1940.06.04 -- Chicago IL - 93005-A Decca 7789 - Sleepy John Estes (v), Robert Lee McCoy (g)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WS - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Tin Pan Alley
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
T Model Ford
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Try Him And See
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Trying To See
1962.00.00 -- Memphis TN or Brownsville TX - Fat Possum 1114, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 2007) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)

Up & Down
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Up And Down the Line
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)

Vassie Williams
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Vernita (Blues) (Hammie Nix)
1937.08.02 -- NYC - 62463-A Decca 7342 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Charlie Pickett (g)
1962.04.19 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1964.10.08 [wrong date on the cover: Nov. 31 [sic!], 1967 - Barbee died 1964] -- Storyville 4074, on: John Henry Barbee/Sleepy John Estes: Blues Live (released 1967) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon

Wadie Green Blues
1930.05.17 -- Memphis TN - 59935-2 Victor unissued - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Walking Down the Beale Street
1968.12.3/5 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 619, on: Electric Sleep (released 1968) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Carey Bell (b), Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins (g), Joe Harper (b), Oldie Payne Jr. (d)
Whatcha doin'?
1930.05.21 -- Memphis TN - 59967-2 Victor 38628 - John Estes (v,g), Jab Jones (p), James Rachell (md)
When My Baby Comes Back Home
1963.03.6/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
When the Saints Go Marching In
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064917-1 Bluebird B8891 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (lead v,g), Son Bonds (v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
1974.07.19 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 797, on: On 80 Highway (released 2008) - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
When You Lose Your Eyesight
1972.12.31 -- Brownsville TN - Albatros 8285, on: Tennessee Blues Vol.4 (released 1976) - Sleepy John A. Estes (v,g)
When Your Mother Is Gone
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Who's Been Tellin' You (Buddy Brown Blues (or Eyes)) (Nixon, Estes)
1935.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90097-A Champion 50068, Decca 7279 - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
1962.06.04 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b), Knocky Parker (p)
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
The Woman I Love She Got Long Black Curly Hair
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
Working Man Blues (John Estes)
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064926-1 Bluebird B8950 - "Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Son Bonds (g,sp), Raymond Thomas (imb)
1962.03.24 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1962.04.22 -- Chicago IL - Testament 6008, on: Goin' To Brownsville (relseased 1998) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
Worried Mind Blues
1964.07.28 -- NYC - Delmark 639, on: Newport Blues (released 2002) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md,g,p,v), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
Worry My Mind
1960.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Bea & Baby unissued - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)

Yellow Jam Blues (Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell)
1966.10.16 -- Berlin GER - Amiga 855114, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1966 Vol.I - Yank Rachell (v,md), Sleepy John Estes (v,g)
1974.03.20 -- Bloomington IL - Memphis Archives 7008, on: Memphis Blues Caravan Vol. 1 (released 1994) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (v,h)
You Don't Mean Me No Good
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (v,md)
You Got To Go
1962.06.03 -- Saukville WI - Delmark 603, on: The Legend of Sleepy John Estes (released 1962) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h), Ed Wilkenson (b)
Young Lawer
1964.10.09 -- Copenhagen DK - Delmark 613, on: Brownsville Blues (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)
You Oughtn't Do That
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug)
You Rascal You
1974.00.00 -- Toronto CAN - Wolf 120.916, on: Southern Blues (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h,jug,v)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
Your Best Friend's Gone
1964.10.09 -- Hamburg GER - ACT 9204, on: Lost Blues Tapes: American Folk Blues Festival (released 1992) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (jug)
You Shouldn't Do That
1941.09.24 -- Chicago IL - 064916-1 Bluebird B8852 - The Delta Boys (Sleepy John Estes (lead v,g), Son Bonds (v,k), Raymond Thomas (v,imb))
1966.10.16 -- Berlin GER - Amiga 855114, Fontana 5389, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1966 Vol. I - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (v,md)
1974.11.27/28 -- Tokyo JP - Trio PA 6059, on: Blues Live! Sleepy & Hammie Meet Japanese People - Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon
You Shouldn't Say That
1966.10.00 -- Hinterbrühl A - Wolf 120.913, on: Sleepy John Estes Live (released 80s) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Yank Rachell (md)
You Stayed Away Too Long
1964.10.24 -- London UK - Delmark 611, on: Sleepy John Estes in Europe (released 1965) - Sleepy John Estes (v,g), Hammie Nixon (h)

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