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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) Look On Yonder Wall 6) Rollin' and Tumblin' 7) Shake Your Moneymaker 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) Anna Lee 21) Something Inside Me 22) Cry for Me Baby 23) Early One Morning 24) I'm Worried 25) Hawaiian Boogie 26) Got to Move 27) Coming Home 28) Sho' Nuff I Do 29) Baby Please Set A Date 30) Whose Muddy Shoes 31) My Best Friend 32) My Bleeding Heart 33) The Sun Is Shining 34) Sunnyland 35) Elmore's Contribution to Jazz 36) I Need You 37) Mean Mistreatin' Mama 38) Mean and evil 39) Hand in Hand 40) Make My Dreams Come True 41) The Twelve Year Old Boy 42) Blues Before Sunrise 43) Take Me Where You Go 44) Please Find My Baby 45) Can't Stop Loving My Baby 46) Pickin' the Blues 47) Strange Angels 48) Dark and Dreary 49) Sunny Land 50) My Kind of Woman

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

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