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Elmore James Elmore James
King of the Slide Guitar

    Born in Mississippi Elmore headed north and became a major part of the post WWII plugged in electric Chicago blues scene. Regarded as THE pioneer in slide guitar playing, James died far too early at the age of 45 in the early 1960s.

Blues Online: Elmore James Some excellent pictures and links to other Chicago blues artists
All Music: Elmore James Albums Music samples and biography

Lonnie Brooks Ronnie Baker Brooks Paul Butterfield
James Cotton Arthur Crudup Willie Dixon
Buddy Guy Earl Hooker Elmore James
Jimmy Reed Otis Rush Magic Sam
Son Seals Magic Slim Otis Spann
Hound Dog Taylor Koko Taylor Little Walter
Muddy Waters Junior Wells Howlin' Wolf
Misc. Artists Blues Links