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Elmore James

Elmore James
Born: Jan 27, 1918 in Richland, MS
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Died: May 24, 1963 in Chicago, IL
Genre: Blues
Biography: No two ways about it, the most influential slide guitarist of the postwar period was Elmore James, hands down. Although his early demise from heart failure kept him from enjoying the fruits of the '60s blues revival as his contemporaries Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf did, James left a wide influential ...Read full biography
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