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Elmore James

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How Elmore James Invented Metal

Retrospective by John Morthland, Wondering Sound, 25 January 2013

ELMORE JAMES is often demeaned as a one-trick pony — or, in his case, a one lick pony. That would be the swooping, stinging slide ...

Elmore James: Something Inside Of Me (Bell MBLL104)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 21 December 1968

A LOT HAS been written of late about Elmore James, one of the big men of post-war blues, who died in May of '63. His ...


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