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Elmore James

Frogtoon Music - Artist Biography For Elmore James

Elmore James (Elmore Brooks, Richland, Mississippi, 27th January 1918 – Chicago, Illinois, 24th May 1963) was an American blues singer and guitarist. He was known as "The King of the Slide Guitar". James was born fifty miles north of Jackson (not to be confused with another Richland just south of Jackson). He began playing as a teen, under the names "Cleanhead" and "Joe Willie James", alongside musicians such as the first Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, and Robert Johnson.

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1) Blues 2) Chicago Blues 3) Delta Blues 4) Classic Blues 5) Jazz

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Frogtoon Music - Top Tracks For Elmore James

1) Dust My Broom 2) The Sky Is Crying 3) It Hurts Me Too 4) Standing at the Crossroads 5) Shake Your Moneymaker 6) Look On Yonder Wall 7) Rollin' and Tumblin' 8) Shake Your Money Maker 9) One Way Out 10) Dust My Blues 11) Held My Baby Last Night 12) Talk to Me Baby 13) Done Somebody Wrong 14) Fine Little Mama 15) Madison Blues 16) Something Inside of Me 17) Stranger Blues 18) Person to Person 19) I Believe 20) Something Inside Me 21) Anna Lee 22) Cry for Me Baby 23) Early One Morning 24) I'm Worried 25) Hawaiian Boogie 26) Got to Move 27) Coming Home 28) The Sun Is Shining 29) Sho' Nuff I Do 30) Baby Please Set A Date 31) Whose Muddy Shoes 32) My Best Friend 33) My Bleeding Heart 34) Sunnyland 35) Mean and Evil 36) Mean Mistreatin' Mama 37) Elmore's Contribution to Jazz 38) I Need You 39) Hand in Hand 40) Blues Before Sunrise 41) Make My Dreams Come True 42) The Twelve Year Old Boy 43) Take Me Where You Go 44) Please Find My Baby 45) Can't Stop Loving My Baby 46) Dark and Dreary 47) Pickin' the Blues 48) Strange Angels 49) Rollin' & Tumblin' 50) Happy Home

Frogtoon Music - 50 Top Albums For Elmore James

1) The Complete Fire and Enjoy Sessions Part 1 2) Dust My Broom 3) The Sky Is Crying 4) Shake Your Money Maker: The Best Of The Fire Sessions 5) Let's Cut It - The Very Best Of Elmore James 6) King of the Slide Guitar 7) Person To Person 8) Blues Masters: The Very Best of Elmore James 9) The King of the Slide Guitar 10) King of the Slide Guitar (Vol 2) 11) The Chess Blues-Rock Songbook 12) The Sky Is Crying - The History Of Elmore James 13) History Of Elmore James 14) 1951-1953 15) Elmore James 16) Let's Cut It: The Very Best of Elmore James 17) Blues After Hours 18) (null) 19) Dust My Broom (The Blues Collection Vol.17) 20) The Very Best of Elmore James 21) Got to Move 22) The Fire & Fury Story CD 3 23) Shake Your Moneymaker: The Best of the Fire Sessions 24) The Sky Is Crying: The History of Elmore James 25) The Best of the Modern Years 26) King of the Slide Guitar, Volume 1 27) The Complete Fire and Enjoy Recordings 28) Best Of The Modern Years 29) The Complete Chief & Fire Sessions 30) Blues Pack - Elmore James - EP 31) Elmore James' the Sky Is Crying 32) Pioneers of Slide Guitar - Elmore James & Muddy Waters 33) Elmore James His Greatest Hits 34) The Final Sessions 35) I Need You 36) Saga Blues: Slide My Blues 37) Best Of The Blues 38) The Immortal Elmore James 39) Blues Kingpins 40) Come Go With Me 41) The Blues Collection 17: Dust My Broom 42) Whose Muddy Shoes 43) Platinum Masters 44) 200 Blues Classics 45) The Best Of Elmore James:The Early Years 46) Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - A Musical Journey (Disc 3) 47) The Very Best of Blues (CD2) 48) Rollin' and Tumblin' 49) Dark And Dreary 50) Entertaining Made Simple: Brew, Barbecue, and Blues

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