"Bumble Bee Slim" Easton (1905-1968)
@ New Georgia Encyclopedia
DescriptionEncyclopedia article about Bumble Bee Slim. "Bumble Bee Slim" Easton was a prolific singer and songwriter whose relaxed, upbeat style and often humorous lyrics made him one of the most-recorded and best-selling blues artists of the 1930s. His work exemplifies the beginnings of what came to be known as the Chicago style, retaining elements of earlier country blues while anticipating the more polished urban sounds of the postwar period.
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