Elmore James

Birth name: Elmore Brooks
Born: January 27, 1918
Richland, Holmes County, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 24, 1963
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres: Blues
Instruments: Guitar, vocals


Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader.He was known as “the King of the Slide Guitar” and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. more at Wikipedia…