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Add to EJ Playlist  lmore James was born on January 27, 1918 in Richland, Mississippi, to Leola Brooks. (His true father is not known). Elmore James He was given the surname of his stepfather, Joe Willie James, at birth. He moved around often as a child around the Delta, and regularly took time off from cotton picking to pick his "Diddley" bow, a primitive instrument involving one string nailed to the side of a barn. He purchased a real guitar, a $20 National, as an early teenager, and was hired playing house parties, jukes, etc. After a brief period of teaming up with his cousin, "Homesick" James Williamson, young Elmore struck out on his own for a while, playing gigs all over the Delta area, and making acquaintances with musicians such as Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Johnny Temple, and Luther Huff. By 1937, Elmore had relocated to Greenville, Mississippi, and had met and played with Sonny Boy Williamson (II) and Robert Junior Lockwood, Robert Johnson's unofficial stepson. Soon later, Elmore met Johnson himself, and interperated a tune that Robert had wrote called "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom". A year later, however, Johnson was murdered, and Elmore moved out of the area, fearing the same fate. James took up a job in his stepbrother's radio shop, playing in frequent gigs with Sonny Boy, and even joining the Army between 1943 and 1945. After his service, he reunited with both Sonny Boy and Homesick James, who both had radio shows on KFFA in Helena, MI. Elmore was given some time on the shows, performing "Dust My Broom", but caused little stir. In 1951, Lillian McMurry, an independent record producer, heard Elmore and was motivated to commit him to vinyl. His first recording was, of course, "Dust My Broom". Elmore James Elmore was incredibly shy, and when he recorded the classic, he didn't even know he was recording; producers had tricked him into thinking he was rehearsing! After he was betrayed in this manner, he refused to record a B-Side, so another artist was used. The single was put out without his approval and shot straight to #9 on the R&B charts in 1952. Later that year, he signed with the Bihari Brothers, and settled down in Chicago with his backing band, The Broomdusters. He even recorded a few singles for Chess Records, but they didn't do well. Elmore spent the rest of the 50's moving back and forth between Chicago and Mississippi, depending on who wanted to hear his music more. In 1957, he was discovered to have an ailing heart condition, but this didn't keep him from the road. Lack of steady success drove him to a job as a DJ in Mississippi, though he still regularly recorded. Elmore was once again reborn, so to speak, when he signed with Fire Records in 1959. He recorded for this label until 1962, when problems with the musicians union forced him to stop working union jobs. By 1963, his problems with the union were all but over, and a recording date was set for May 24, 1963. Just as he was preparing to go to the studio for that session, Elmore James succumbed to his heart condition. He was 45 years old.

What A Friend We Have In Jesus - Mississippi Mass Choir

Add to EJ Playlist  This is from their 1991 album "God Gets The Glory". Soloist: Rev. James Moore

'Talk to Me Baby' by Elmore James

Add to EJ Playlist  From the King of Slide Guitar box set

Please find my baby - Elmore James

Add to EJ Playlist  Canción de Elmore James. Interpretada "A Capella" por Andrea Rizzi. Video acompañado con bellas imagenes de paisajes solitarios. Song by Elmore James. Performed by Andrea Rizzi. The video shows beautifull views.

Elmore James - Standing At The Crossroads

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Elmore James - Take me Where you Go

Add to EJ Playlist  The King of the Slide Guitar plays "Take me Where you go".

Elmore James - Dust my broom

Add to EJ Playlist  Elmore James: the king of the slide guitar.

Elmore James - Rollin' and Tumblin'

Add to EJ Playlist  Fiery version of the blues standard by Mississippi slide guitar legend Elmo. It is basically the same tune as Robert Johnson's Travellin' Riverside Blues, but even that was not the earliest version.

Elmore James - Cry for me Baby

Add to EJ Playlist  Elmore James (January 27, 1918 -- May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, song writer and band leader. He was known as The King of the Slide Guitar and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. His best known song is the blues standard "Dust My Broom" (also known as "Dust My Blues"). The song gave its name to James's band, The Broomdusters. The song's opening slide guitar riff is one of the best-known sounds in all of blues. It is essentially the same riff that appears in the recording of the same song by Robert Johnson, but James played the riff with electric slide guitar. It was even transformed into a doo-wop chorus on Jesse Stone's "Down in the Alley", recorded by The Clovers and Elvis Presley. Stone transcribed the riff as: "Changety changety changety changety chang chang!"

Elmore James - Every Day I Have The Blues

Add to EJ Playlist  Often creditet to blues/boogie woogie pianist Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), "Every Day I Have The Blues" goes back to the '30s, when it was recorded by the Sparks Brothers. It has become one of the most popular urban blues tunes. Lowell Fulson had a hit version in the early '50s, and the tune has long been B.B. King's opener and theme song. It has been recorded also by Albert King, Buddy Guy, Chuck Berry and many others. Elmore waxed it February 21, 1963 for Bobby Robinson's Enjoy Records in New York City on what was to be his last recording session.

Elmore James - Coming Home

Add to EJ Playlist  again if i have breached any copy right or protection laws please tell me and will be deleted or taken down. dont wanna cause no probs just a fan emjoying the music. Elmores classic im coming home later coverd by fleetwoodmac.

Elmore James - It hurts me too

Add to EJ Playlist  Elmore James (January 27, 1918 -- May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, song writer and band leader. He was known as The King of the Slide Guitar and had a unique guitar style and stirring voice. His song "It hurts me too" has been covered by many great musicians, like Eric Clapton and Chuck Berry.

Elmore James - The Sky is Crying

Add to EJ Playlist  Elmore James (January 27, 1918 -- May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, song writer and band leader. He was known as The King of the Slide Guitar and had a unique guitar style and stirring voice.

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