Nov 25, · Elmore James was one of the great masters of the blues guitar. But he played the slide which reminds me of people like Son House and Robert Johnson and had a fantastic voice. If you don't have this album your blues collection has a big hole in it.5/5(6).
Elmore James was an American blues slide guitarist and singer who recorded from until His most famous song, "Dust My Broom", an electrified adaptation of a Robert Johnson tune, was his first hit and features one of the most identifiable slide guitar figures in stoneshaperfelharimhelldweller.infoinfo' composition "The Sky Is Crying" (which became a blues standard) and his rendition of "It Hurts Me Too" were Compilation albums: 9+.
Mar 01, · I have lots of blues music, but Virgin is filling the gaps. With all the Elmore James I have, I expected overlap - but no. This is the very first studio music cut for Flair in the early to mid 50s. And it is just awesome. It may have been Robert Johnson that brought Clapton to the blues, but it was Elmore James that brought Slowhand to the guitar.5/5(2).
Long Tall Woman: Coming Home: Knocking On Your Door: Elmore's Contribution To Jazz: The Twelve Year Old Boy: It Hurts Me Too: Cry For Me Baby: Take Where You Go: Bobby' Rock: The Sky Is Crying: Held My Baby Last Night: Baby Please Set A Date: I Need You, Baby: Rollin' And Tumblin' I'm Worried: Done Somebody /5(10).
Jan 21, · On several slower tracks (listen to "Sinful Woman"),James' single string playing is also heard,and proves he was no one-trick pony when it came to playing the blues. This set,along with "The King of the Slide Guitar",and "The Complete Fire and Enjoy Recordings" sets,which contain his later recordings,would nicely cover James' recording career/5(8).