Category: Jazz

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  1. The Definitive Elmore James JAMES,ELMORE (Artist) Format Hawaiian Boogie 5. Make A Little Love 6. Make My Dreams Come True 7. Strange Kinda Feeling Side 4 1. Dark And Dreary 2. Sho' Nuff I Do 3. Blues 4. Standing At The Crossroads 5. Late Hours At Midnight 6. great album, good pressing. decent coverage of his career. Read more.5/5(1).
  2. This track compilation focuses on Elmore James' crucial sessions recorded for the Modern Records subsidiaries Meteor and Flair between and At the time of these recordings, the distorted amplified sound of James' slide guitar with his unmistakable electrified Robert Johnson lick was helping map out the postwar blues idiom with such classics as "I Believe," "Blues Before Sunrise.
  3. Although a few hardcore electric Chicago blues fans might take offense at the remark, Elmore James' work does not comprise the most varied discography among major bluesmen. So a single-disc survey of his material, whether it covers the first five years or so of his career (as this three-CD anthology does) or a longer period, works better as both a general introduction and a more listenable.
  4. Elmore James is best remembered for a single recording, the Robert Johnson song, I Believe I ll Dust My Broom. James electrified Johnson s acoustic rural blues number, transforming it into a swaggering, metropolitan juggernaut. Remember it here, along with all his other legendary works in this superb 2 /5(76).
  5. Strange Kinda Feeling. Strange Kinda Feeling. Not Available Look up on the Wall. Look up on the Wall and One Way Out, but that's easily remedied -- go buy more Elmore James CD's. The price point on this box set is fantastic. It almost seems a shame to be paying so little for music of such cultural and historical significance /5(9).
  6. Blues After Hours, originally released on LP by Crown in , was Elmore James' first long-playing record. Made up of singles released on the Modern imprints Meteor and Flair, for many it was their first introduction to the fiery slide guitarist, and the crunchy garage sound of James' arrangements (backed variously by the Broomdusters in Chicago, the Maxwell Davis Orchestra in Los Angeles.
  7. For all its Dark and Dreary title, this sumptuous two-CD set gloriously revisits James' early years, paying a superb tribute to the singer/guitarist across 56 tracks. An expansive, well-researched, career-spanning biography tells James ' story with obvious devotion and delight, while the track listing carefully notes the place, date, and musicians featured on each recording.
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