Hammie Nixon

Category: Artist
Time period: Pre-WWII and Post-WWII

Date nominated: Jun 6, 2010
Date inducted: Sep 1, 2022
Ratings: 10
Average rating: 3.80

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Hammie Nixon was a pioneer of the harmonica who played with Sleepy John Estes. He played with the Beale Street Jug Band in the late 1970's and recorded "Tappin' that Thing," an album of jug band songs in 1983 or 1984.



Name Instruments Birth Death
Hammie Nixon Guitar, Harmonica, Jug, Kazoo 01/23/08 Brownsville, TN 08/17/84


Title Recorded  
Bottle It Up and Go
Tappin' that Thing
The Judge, He Pleaded
You're Gonna Look Like a Monkey When You Get Old