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Lazy Lester: Blues Stop Knockin’

Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 24 January 2002

ONE OF THE LAST of that great fraternity of Excello bluesmen – and a throwback to the days when harp-blowers like Little Walter Jacobs, Jimy Reed, and Sonny Boy Williamson ruled the scene – Lazy Lester can still stomp, shuffle, and wail with the best of them.

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