Skip James

Born 9 June 1902. Died 3 October 1969
Skip James
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1902-06-09
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Skip James

Skip James Biography (Wikipedia)

Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

His guitar playing is noted for its dark, minor-key sound, played in an open D-minor tuning with an intricate fingerpicking technique. James first recorded for Paramount Records in 1931, but these recordings sold poorly, having been released during the Great Depression, and he drifted into obscurity.

After a long absence from the public eye, James was rediscovered in 1964 by blues enthusiasts, helping further the blues and folk music revival of the 1950s and early 1960s. During this period, James appeared at folk and blues festivals, gave concerts around the country and recorded several albums for various record labels. His songs have influenced generations of musicians and have been adapted by numerous artists. He has been hailed as "one of the seminal figures of the blues."

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Crow Jane
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Crow Jane
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Devil Got My Woman
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Devil Got My Woman
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She's All the World to Me
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She's All the World to Me
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Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues
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Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues
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Be Ready When He Comes
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Be Ready When He Comes
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I'm So Glad
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I'm So Glad
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Cypress Grove
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Cypress Grove
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Devil got my woman
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Devil got my woman
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Sick Bed Blues
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Sick Bed Blues
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Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
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Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
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Cypress Grove Blues
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Cypress Grove Blues
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If You Haven't Any Hay
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If You Haven't Any Hay
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If You Haven't Any Hay Get On Down The Road
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If You Haven't Any Hay Get On Down The Road
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Drunken Spree
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Drunken Spree
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Worried Blues
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Worried Blues
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Illinois Blues
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Illinois Blues
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Devil Got My Woman (Short)
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Devil Got My Woman (Short)
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32 / 20 Blues
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32 / 20 Blues
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Catfish Blues
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Catfish Blues
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No Special Lover
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No Special Lover
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Special
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Special
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Special (Bingo Players Remix)
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Special (Bingo Players Remix)
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