Jimmy Lee Harris was born in 1935 in Seale, Alabama. He later moved 10 miles away to Phenix City, Alabama. '"The first instrument he played was the mouthbow, which he made himself when he was nine. His parents bought him a guitar three years later, and he learned to play from a woman named Seesa Vaughn." Jimmy Lee's brother Eddie is also a blues musician. (George Mitchell, from In Celebration of a Legacy: The Traditional Arts of the Lower Chattahoochee Valley)

Source: http://southernspaces.org/2004/blues-lower-chattahoochee-valley

Mreo info:

Video: Jimmy Lee Harris - Sitting Here Looking 1000 Miles Away http://youtu.be/2I4AQEbfgqM

Photo: Jimmy Lee Harris 1979 http://www.flickriver.com/photos/44362663@N06/4371540574

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