Sleepy Man (prior to late 2014 known as Sleepy Man Banjo Boys) is a bluegrass music trio from Lebanon Township, New Jersey, United States.[3] It is composed of the Mizzone brothers: Jonny (born 2002,[4] banjo), Robbie (born ca. 1998, fiddle and vocals) and Tommy (born ca. 1997, guitar and background vocals).[5] The trio's debut album America's Music, was released in October 2011.[6] Their second CD, The Farthest Horizon, was released in October 2012. In February 2014, they released the single Run, their first song on which one of them, Robbie, sings. Their third album "By My Side" was released in June 2014 with one instrumental song and five vocal songs. At The 14th Annual Independent Music Awards in 2015, the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys won awards in the "Instrumental" and "Americana" song categories for "Wildflower" and "Flesh & Bones".


On June 28, 2011, the trio appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman[7][8][9][10] and twice on Huckabee talk show. They have played at several bluegrass festivals,[3][2] including one with J. D. Crowe and the New South, and benefits. A YouTube video of the three brothers[2] practicing Earl Scruggs's "Flint Hill Special" has been viewed more than 6 million times.[2][2] The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys made their Grand Ole Opry debut on August 20, 2011.[2] They have also performed at TED conferences in 2012 and 2013.[2]



TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart
US GrassUS Heat
America's Music
  • Release date:
    September 21, 2011
  • Label: self-released
  1. "Clinch Mountain Backstep" (1:59)
  2. "Fireball Mail" (2:11)
  3. "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" (2:03)
  4. "Midnight Ramble" (2:00)
  5. "Salt Creek" (2:11)
  6. "Flint Hill Special"
  7. "Bugle Call Rag" (2:18)
  8. "Lonesome Reuben" (2:44)
  9. "John Hardy" (2:14)
  10. "Blue Railroad Train" (1:55)
  11. "I'll Fly Away" (2:34)
  12. "Lee Highway Blues" (1:45)
  13. "Flint Hill Special" (with J.D. Crowe) (2:42)
The Farthest Horizon
  • Release date:
    October 9, 2012
  • Label: self-released
  1. "Time Lapse" (2:10)
  2. "The Farthest Horizon" (2:53)
  3. "Gold Rush" (3:21)
  4. "Lexie Lou" (2:49)
  5. "How Deep the Father's Love for Us" (with Ashley Lilly) (3:30)
  6. "The Man from Danville" (3:13)
  7. "Jonny's Tune" (2:13)
  8. "When the Angels Carry Me Home"
  9. "Always the One" (with Ashley Lilly) (2:26)
  10. "Farewell Darling" (1:17)
  11. "Shuckin' the Corn" (2:23)
By My Side
  • Release date:
    June 25, 2014
  • Label: self-released
  1. "By My Side"
  2. "Man In Your Corner"
  3. "Run"
  4. "Flesh & Bones"
  5. "Same Same Stars"
  6. "Wildflower"
"—" denotes the album failed to chart