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Alabama Sheiks

The duo of fiddler Eddie Western and guitarist Ad Fox, called the Alabama Sheiks, was a much less successful undertake the blues/country string band the Mississippi Sheiks. They traveled to NJ in early 1931 to record four music for the Victor label, including “Travelin’ Railroad Man Blues,” as well as the Mississippi Sheiks’ all-time strike of the prior year, “Sittin’ Together with the planet.” However, music sales had been very low during this time period, as well as the duo hardly ever returned towards the studio.

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