James "Country Jim" Bledsoe

Vocals, Guitar

Alternate Performing Name: "Hot Rod Happy"

Date of Birth:  c. 1925 - 1929     Shreveport, LA

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Burial:  Not Yet Located

Has Marker: Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Bloodstains On The Wall: Country Blues From Specialty, Fantasy (CDCHD 576)


Broven, John. South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 1983 (3rd printing, 1992).

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Cushing, Steve. Blues Before Sunrise: The Radio Interviews. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.

Lornell, Kip and Tracey E.W. Laird (Eds.) Shreveport Sounds in Black and White. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008.

Robinson, Leroy. “Imperial Reaches Into Past for Blues Series,” Billboard, September 28, 1968, p. 4.

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