Sleepy LaBeef – “Tore Up”

I love Sleepy LaBeef immensely and unapologetically. He’s a rockabilly legend, recording records for Starday and Sun back in the day, and still alive and kicking in 2017. His recordings are about as fun as it gets, and his live performances, many of which are on YouTube…well, they’re sure to put a smile on your face and make you want to get up and dance, or at least tap your feet and nod your head.

Here’s Sleepy doing Tore Up at Austin City Limits in the 80s. Enjoy the heck out of it, then go buy one of his records.

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Dacia lives in Austin, Texas, where she writes, drinks & listens to records.

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