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Trumpet Records Catfish Blues Long Sleeve T-Shirt 

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M 20" 29"
L 22" 30"
XL 24" 31"
2XL 26" 32"
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The version of Catfish Blues featured on this music t-shirt was recorded on July 24th, 1951, by Elmore James at Trumpet Records on Farrish Street in Jackson, Mississippi. He was originally billed as Elmo James. While Trumpet Records only survived four years until 1956, the label recorded some of the most pivotal and famous blues of the 20th century. 

Elmore wasn't nearly the first to record Catfish Blues. The mysterious song, along with sixteen others, was first recorded by Robert Petway in 1941 and '42. A virtual ghost, nothing is known about Petway, who vanished entirely after his recording session.

In 1950 Muddy Waters also recorded Catfish Blues, turning it into "Rollin' Stone". In the late 1960s, Jimi Hendrix laid down his own version. Even Gov't Mule got in on Catfish Blues, recording a powerful version on their album "The Deep End" in 2002. 

Bluescentric Brand carries premium Long Sleeve T-Shirts in sizes up to 5XL! This is a pre-shrunk 100% heavy cotton (athletic heather 99%) 6.0 ounce long sleeve tee. Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem.