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As with most blues artists in the s and early s, James' recordings were originally issued on two-song record singles. In , the Biharis released the compilation, Blues After Hours , on their budget Crown label, which was the only album released during James' career. Only one album by Elmore James was released during his lifetime. The compilation album, titled Blues After Hours , was issued by the Bihari budget Crown label in Numerous Elmore James compilation albums issued by a number of record companies have been released over the years.
Although it is documented that Elmore James performed with Sonny Boy Williamson II , it is unclear which, if any, of Williamson's early recordings include James as a sideman.
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You had to move You just couldn't stand that hysteric sound coming down on you. The place was rocking, swinging! Many electric slide guitar players will acknowledge the influence of James's style. Hutto and many others. John Mayall recorded "Mr.
James" for his album Looking Back as an homage to James. James's compositions were also covered by the blues-rock band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble many times in concert. The most famous of these covers is one that came by an indirect route: the bluesman Albert King recorded a cover of "The Sky Is Crying", and Vaughan copied King's version.
Another admirer of James was Jimi Hendrix. Early in his career Hendrix styled himself as Maurice James and subsequently as Jimmy James, in tribute to Elmore James, according to his former bandmate and recording partner Lonnie Youngblood.
Hendrix was frequently photographed holding LP covers of musicians that influenced him. He performed James's "Bleeding Heart" at the Experience's Royal Albert Hall concert in and also with the Band of Gypsys at their New Year's concerts at the Fillmore East in —70, and he recorded two versions of it in the studio. Frank Zappa acknowledged James as an influence. Roy Buchanan , for his Second Album , recorded "Tribute to Elmore James", an instrumental piece Buchanan wrote, which begins with James's classic slide guitar riff and uses his soloing style throughout.
Done Somebody Wrong. Dust My Broom. Early One Morning. Every Day I Have the Blues. Fine Little Mama. Go Back Home Again. Hand in Hand. Held My Baby Last Night. I Believe. I'm Worried. It Hurts Me Too. Look on Yonder Wall. Make My Dreams Come True. One Way Out. Person to Person. Rollin' and Tumblin'.Mar 10, · "The Sky Is Crying" is a song that has become a blues napotpickratmures.alsupvestraclimodukbestlicenttacta.co song was written and recorded by Elmore James in Called "one of his most durable com.