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He was one of the first acts I ever wrote about when he played the Coast Guard club in the North End in the mid-'70s. He particularly loved Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a fellow Arkansas native who played Electricity - Sleepy La Beef - Electricity (Cassette churches and in bars, reaching dynamic highs in each.
I wish there were YouTube footage of that show because it was special. He pushed me onstage to introduce him, and I shared a story he had just revealed about the bygone Hillbilly Ranch in Park Square where Navy sailors and Beacon Hill socialites often shimmied side by side on a corral-shaped dance floor. He later found out his name was Meat Loaf [who was selling millions of albums at the time]. He seemed to have three gears — Album), faster, and fastest.
He never rehearsed and he expected his band to simply follow along. He confided he had run through nearly backup musicians through the years. I saw his songbooks and there were no musical notations in them, just song Album) A born entertainer who always seemed to be smiling and willing to greet everyone in the room, Sleepy played everywhere. He was a big man with a big voice and a prodigious appetite. We were lucky to have him barnstorming around New England for so long. Soon he was working with a band of his own at local bars, and he appeared on the Houston Jamboree and Louisiana Hayride radio programs.
The new rockabilly style fit his blazing voice perfectly, and in the late '50s he recorded about a dozen sides in that style for various labels.
His first single, "I'm Through," was released in on Starday. LaBeef moved to Nashville in and soon was signed to Columbia. In the s he recorded mostly straight country music. His sixth single for the label, "Every Day," provided LaBeef with his chart debut inand after moving to Shelby Singleton's Plantation label inhe hit the Top 20 with his version of "Blackland Farmer," Frankie Miller's heartfelt ode to the soil.
The late '60s also saw the towering baritone's film debut in the bizarre Southern drive-in horror musical The Exotic Ones; LaBeef played a swamp monster. Album) moved to Sun Records in the mid-'70s after Singleton acquired that original institution of rockabilly, and there he reconnected with his rockabilly roots. Singles such as "Thunder Road," "There Ain't Much After Taxes," and "Boogie Woogie Country Girl" saw little chart action but helped form the beginnings of the LaBeef legend as his indefatigable touring exposed audiences to his wild-man energy.
He remained more popular in Europe than in the U. Among his U. That plus the general revival of rockabilly around at the hands of such groups as the Stray Cats paved the way for the emergence of Sleepy LaBeef, rockabilly revivalist. The live album Nothin' but the Truth gave CD buyers a taste of the booming vocals and slashing guitar that had made LaBeef a prime club attraction.
He returned to regular recording in the mid-'90s, releasing several more albums on Rounder: Strange Things Happening and I'll Never Lay My Guitar Down contained a variety of country and blues tunes and revealed the depth of LaBeef's musical experiences, Electricity - Sleepy La Beef - Electricity (Cassette. Compilations of the numerous unissued tracks from earlier in LaBeef's career began to surface in the early s, and by that time Sleepy was nothing less than a rockabilly legend. After many years on the road, Sleepy LaBeef's career finally Electricity - Sleepy La Beef - Electricity (Cassette to an end on December 26,when he died at his home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas; he was 84 years of age.
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Sleepy LaBeef (born July 20, , Smackover, Arkansas, USA - died December 26, ) was an American rockabilly musician. LaBeef stood 6' 7" ( metres) tall and was given the nickname "Sleepy" from the appearance of his eyes.
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Sleepy LaBeef (born July 20, , Smackover, Arkansas, USA - died December 26, ) was an American rockabilly musician. LaBeef stood 6' 7" ( metres) tall and was given the nickname "Sleepy" from the appearance of his eyes. Electricity [Vinyl] (12" album, 33 rpm) Sleepy LaBeef Format: Vinyl. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Amazon's Sleepy LaBeef Store.
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