Frankie Lee Sims

    Frankie Lee Sims

    • Frankie Lee Sims
    Frankie Lee Sims

    Frankie Lee Sims

    • Frankie Lee Sims

    Frankie Lee Sims

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        A traditionalist who was a staunch member of the Texas country blues movement of the late '40s and early '50s (along with the likes of his cousin Lightnin' Hopkins, Lil' Son Jackson, and Smokey Hogg), guitarist Frankie Lee Sims developed a twangy, ringing electric guitar style that was irresistible on fast numbers and stung hard on the downbeat stuff. Sims picked up a guitar when he was 12 years old. By then, he had left his native New Orleans for Marshall, TX. After World War ... Read more

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