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Trumpet Records Catfish Blues T-Shirt - Lightweight Vintage Style 

SKU:DACTCATFISHBLUES
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$21.95
 
 
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Size Width Length
XS 16.5" 27"
S 18" 28"
M 20" 29"
L 22" 30"
XL 24" 31"
2XL 26" 32"
3XL 28" 33"
4XL 30" 34"
Description
The mysterious and long-running Catfish Blues song was first laid to wax by a man named Robert Petway, who recorded just sixteen tracks in 1941 and '42 -- then was never heard from again. 

The version featured on this t-shirt was recorded by Elmore James (originally billed as Elmo James) on July 24th, 1951 at Trumpet Records on Farrish Street in Jackson, Mississippi. Though Trumpet Records only survived a mere four years beginning in 1951, the label captured some of the most persistent and famous blues songs and musicians of the 20th century. 

About a year earlier, Muddy Waters turned Catfish Blues into "Rollin' Stone", then in the late 1960s, Jimi Hendrix laid down his own version. 

This Bluescentric Brand blues music t shirt is a premium lightweight 4.2oz vintage style tee in sizes up to 4XL. Solid colors are 100% combed, ringspun cotton. Athletic Heather is 90% cotton. All other Heather colors are 52% cotton, 48% poly. Sizes run true. These vintage style t shirts are lighter and slightly more fitted compared to the Classic Gildan tees.