Blues Matters Remembers the King of Slide Guitar Elmore James on his birthday January 27th

Elmore James, original name Elmore Brooks,  (born January 27, 1918, Richland, Mississippi, U.S.—died May 24, 1963, Chicago, Illinois), American blues singer-guitarist noted for the urgent intensity of his singing and guitar playing. Known as the “King of the Slide Guitar,” he was a significant influence on the development of rock music.


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Dust My Broom – A Robert Johnson acoustic reimagined by Elmore James

Listen to Robert Johnson’s acoustic classic “Dust My Broom” this time reimagined by the King of the slide guitar Elmore James … if you love slide guitar – you are going to love this!  Listen on Youtube from the link below –