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  Elmo and Lester are a professional musical duo perfect for a variety of events and occasions. Elmo and Lester are Elmo Lee Thomas, (Gtr., Harmonica, Vocals) and Bruce Lester (Electric, Acoustic, Slide Gtr., Vocals). Elmo sings and adds depth with his acoustic accompaniment and harmonica prowess!  Lester sings and will wow you with his tasteful finger picking skills and adds diversity with his skillful slide guitar technique! Did we mention harmonys!! They are entertainers as well as top notch musicians and will turn your gathering into a party or quietly perform their music as background for mingling and conversation.

  Their Song List is an eclectic collection of material ranging from The American Songbook, Rhythm & Blues, Country & Western, Rockabilly, Folk, Rock, Jazz, Delta Blues and beyond. There’s a little bit of something for everybody. All done with that Magical Memphis Mystique!

  From concerts and large stages to weddings, night clubs, restaurants, back yard or living room affairs, Elmo and Lester are always a fun time with their varied and audience friendly repertoire. Elmo and Lester have the talent and experience to make your event the success it needs to be. 

Song List


Windy and Warm-Chet Atkins                                                     Jiffy Jam-Jerry Reed                                       

Sweet Home Chicago-Robert Johnson                                        Stand By Me-Ben E. King

All of Me – Willie Nelson                                                             Hello Mary Lou-Buddy Holly

Sugar Moon -Bob Wills                                                               Georgia-Hoagy Carmichael

Deep River Blues- Doc Watson                                                  Ain’t Misbehavin-Fats Waller

Two More Bottles of Wine-Emmy Lou Harris                        Milkcow Blues-Elvis Presley

Fly Me To The Moon-Frank Sinatra                        Nobodys Fault but Mine-Blind Willie Johnson

Casey Jones-Furry Lewis                                                         Who Do You Love-Bo Diddley

I Still Miss Someone-Johnny Cash                                          Wonderful World-Louis Armstrong

That All Right Mama-Elvis Presley                                           I’ve Just Seen a Face-Beatles

Summertime- George Gershwin                                               Tulsa Time- Don Williams

Rhumba Man-Jesse Winchester                                               Moon River-Andy Williams

Sing Me Back Home-Merle Haggard                                  Lay My Burden Down-Mississippi John Hurt

That’s How I got to Memphis- Tom T. Hall                       Way the World goes Round-John Prine

Mercury Blues- Steve Miller                       Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-Satchmo

Dust My Broom-Robert Johnson                                               Willin- Little Feat

Route 66- Bobby Troup                                                               Autumn Leaves- Johnny Mathis

Love Me Elvis Presley

Theres Good Rockin Tonight-Elvis Presley                             



Nightlife- Willie Nelson                                                          One More For The Road-Frank Sinatra

Miss the Mississippi and You-Jimmy Rogers                     Hey Good Lookin-Hank Williams Sr.

Feelin Good(Feelin Good Again)-Robert Earl Keene            L.A. Freeway-Guy Clark 

Misty-  Johnny Mathis                                                                                        Folsom Prison Blues-Johnny Cash

Honky Tonk Heroes-Waylon Jennings                         Killin the Blues- Robert Plant/Alison Kraus

Catfish John-Grateful Dead                                     Whats the Matter with the Mill-Jimmy Rogers

Polk Salad Annie-Tony Joe White                                   Frankie and Johnny-Traditional 

The End is Not in Sight-Amazing Rhythm. Aces              Waitin For a Train- Jimmy Rogers  

Blues for Dixie-Bob Wills                                                  Out of the Snow-Amazing Rhythm Aces

The Night the Bottle Let Me Down-Merle Haggard       Sweet Georgia Brown- Ella Fitgerald

Please Don’t Bury Me- John Prine                                    Mr Bojangles-  Jerry Jeff Walker

I’LL Think of Something-Mark Chestnut                        Trouble in Mind- Dinah Washington

Keep Your Lamps Trimmed-Rev. Gary Davis               Blue Skies-Irving Berlin

Kansas City-Wilbert Harrison                                         Love in Vain-Robert Johnson

In the Pines-Leadbelly                                                       Treat Me Like a Fool-Elvis Presley

Uranium Rock-Warren Smith                                           Dixie Chicken-Little Feat

That’s All-Doc Watson                                                       Jaded Lover-Jerry Jeff Walker

Cast No Stones- Cody Jinks                                             Down on the Back Streets- Whitey Morgan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Space Cowboy- Steve Miller