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Sleepy LaBeef (1935–2019)

Sleepy LaBeef was born on July 20, 1935 in Smackover, Arkansas, USA as Thomas Paulsley LaBeff. He was married to Linda Sharon Cerny, Louise Barstow and Oquita Richards. He died on December 26, 2019 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. See full bio »

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Known For

Salvation Boulevard Soundtrack
The Exotic Ones The Swamp Thing
La palmera Self


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 2011 Salvation Boulevard (arranger: "Standing In the Need of Prayer") / (performer: "Standing In the Need of Prayer")
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 1968 The Exotic Ones
The Swamp Thing
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 1997 Ja hi som! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 October 1997 (1997) ... Self
 1994 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Self - Musical Guest
- James McDaniel/Paul Begala/Sleepy LaBeef (1994) ... Self - Musical Guest
 1991 La palmera (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 July 1991 (1991) ... Self
 1979 Sing Country (TV Series)
- Episode #10.1 (1979) ... Self

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CD: "Bull's Night Out/Western Gold" (Columbia)

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He was the youngest of 10 children of a farming family. He reportedly got the nickname "Sleepy" because of a lazy eye (amblyopia). He traded a rifle for his first guitar, and began playing in church. He also played piano, fiddle, and upright bass. See more »

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