Victoria Spivey – “Dope Head Blues”

Victoria Spivey’s recording career spanned nearly five decades, starting in 1926. She sang with numerous greats including Louis Armstrong and Bob Dylan. Spivey also had a successful vaudeville career along with her sister, Addie “Sweet Pease” Spivey, and in 1962 she founded her own recording label, Spivey Records. The vocals on “Dope Head Blues” will give you chills, and the accompaniment is just brilliant. Give the guitarist a medal for that crazy interpretive work here – wow!