John Henry Barbee

    John Henry Barbee

    • John Henry Barbee
    John Henry Barbee

    John Henry Barbee

    • John Henry Barbee

    John Henry Barbee

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        A strong storyteller and good guitarist, John Henry Barbee learned music playing in various homes throughout Henning, Tennessee as a youth. He worked for a short time with John Lee Williamson (Sonny Boy Williamson I) in 1934, then began playing with Sunnyland Slim. They made appearances across the Mississippi Delta. Barbee later moved to Chicago, where he recorded for Vocalion in 1938. He played with Moody Jones' group on Maxwell Street in the '40s, but then left the music busin... Read more

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