Song of the Day: Sleepy John Estes and Hammie Nixon, “Corrina Corrina”

Bluesman “Sleepy” John Estes was born on this day in 1899. He was an influence on Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, and John Lennon of The Beatles. He frequently played with Yank Rachell on mandolin and Hammie Nixon on harmonica, kazoo, and jug. Here are John and Hammie from a performance in 1976.

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