After James hit the national charts with his Trumpet recording of "Dust My Broom," he came to record for the Bihari Brothers, first for their Meteor subsidiary, then later for their Flair and Modern labels. This multi-disc retrospective rounds up every existing master James recorded for the Biharis, plus his backup work behind bandmembers Johnny Jones and . James' guitar tone is distorted and overamped to the extreme; this is the sound that changed the face of slide guitar forever, influencing everyone from Hound Dog Taylor to .
Our Elmore James boxed set was a staple of the Ace catalogue for more than a decade, and it remains an essential item for all who love Elmore’s tortured vocals and slashing guitar work and the tightly focused musicianship of the guys who comprised the personnel of his Broomdusters – not to mention ‘that’ ever-present lick, which launched a thousand riffs. Elmore’s Flair and Meteor 78s and 45s completely redefined the guitar’s role in black American music. Track for track and version for version, the recordings that Elmore made for the Bihari brothers are the definitive ones
Product Description: The definitive early recordings of Elmore James, the man who changed the face of post-war slide guitar, return to the Ace catalogue with this 3CD set. Originally released in a long box and long out of print in that format, this amazing anthology has now been revamped as a 3-CD jewel case release. A huge influence on the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and Fleetwood Mac, as well as being a giant on the blues scene, this set contains 71 tracks from Elmore's recordings for the Meteor, Flair and Modern labels, as well as the classic 'Dust My Broom' for Trumpet. Richie Unterberger, All Music Guide.
Elmore James Classic Early Recordings 1951-1956. 2 more albums featuring this track. Elmore James (Elmore Brooks, Richland, Mississippi, 27th January 1918 – Chicago, Illinois, 24th May 1963) was an American blues singer and guitarist.
Blues Greats (60 Classic Recordings). 06. Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad). T-Bone Walker & His Guitar. Blues Greats (60 Classic Recordings). 07. Good Morning Little School Girl. 08. Takin' Care of Business. 09. You Upset Me Baby.
Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader. He was known as "King of the Slide Guitar" and was noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. Elmore James was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 as an "Early Influence" inductee. James was born Elmore Brooks in Richland, Holmes County, Mississippi, the illegitimate son of 15-year-old Leola Brooks, a field hand.
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