Elmore James

Elmore James
titles
145
albums
9

Elmore James (né Brooks; January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader. Noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice, James was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. His slide guitar technique earned him the nickname "King of the Slide Guitar".

overview

Birth nameElmore Brooks
Birth1918-1-27
BirthRichland, Holmes County, Richland, Holmes County, Holmes County, Mississippi, U.S.
ActivityMusician, singer-songwriter
Musical instrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years of activity1940s–1963

similar artists

ALBUMS