Sanford and Son

Fred Sings the Blues

Season 6, Ep 24, Aired 3/18/77
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  • Episode Description
  • Lamont treats Fred to a dinner and a concert given by B.B. King. After the show, Fred wants to try to sell his songs to B.B., but fails, however, B.B. offers him a book about his life and why he sings the blues. This leads to an invitation for dinner at the Sanfords. While reading the book Fred panics when he reads the reason why B.B. sings the blues. He explains to Lamont that B.B. lost his girl in St. Louis to a guy who wanted to start a business in California. The girl's initials were EW (for Elizabeth Winfield).moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Demond Wilson

    Lamont Sanford

  • Redd Foxx

    Fred G. Sanford

  • Larry Mintz

  • Alan Eisenstock

  • Russ Petranto

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Watch it sucker!

    By TriviaDude, Nov 22, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • B.B. King: Maybe we can dedicate a number to Esther. Fred: Okay. How about...."Mule Train?"

    • Bubba: Did I get it, Fred? Fred (shakes fist): Not yet, but you hang in there!

    • Fred: I'm coming to join you EW! I'll be the one with the electric guitar shoved up my nose!

    • Waiter: Excuse me. This is only $5. Where's the other 5? Fred (shakes fist): Here's the other 5!

    • Fred: That ain't no hat. That's a fruit stand! Lady: And it's staying right where it is! Fred: How would like to get your crop dusted?

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    Notes (1)

    • Fred Sanford's Greatest Hits: "I Left My Heart in El Segundo" "Ode(Owed) to Donna" (I'll pay you back the money on Tuesday) "Life is Like a Bowl of Warm Menudo"

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