We remember Skip James. ‘Don’t Skip James’

This day (October 3, 1969), in Philadelphia, died Nehemiah Curtis ‘Skip’ James, an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Skip Jame – Crow Jane . Jr – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues . All Night Long . Christine Pizzuti – Crow Jane . Devil Got My Woman . John Martyn – Rather Be The Devil . Skip´S Worried Blues . Alan Moores – Look Down The Road .

TOP 10

Skip James Top 10 :

Devil Got My Woman . Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues . I’m So Glad . Cypress Grove Blues . Cherry Ball Blues . Drunken Spree . Illinois Blues . 22-20 Blues . Crow Jane . Special Rider Blues .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Recorded on March 30, 1968, The Complete Bloomington, Indiana Concert (Part 2) is the second part of a concert given by Skip James, at the end of his career. >>

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Wikipedia : This day (October 3, 1969), in Philadelphia, died Nehemiah Curtis ‘Skip’ James, an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

about.com : Mired in obscurity, heard on only a handful of existing (and mighty scratchy) 78-rpm records, blues artisthe nevertheless would become one of the best-known and influential of the Mississippi Delta bluesmen during the early 1960s.

Illustrated Skip James discography :

@last.fm : James was born near Bentonia, Mississippi. As a youth, he heard local musicians such as Henry Stuckey and brothers Charlie and Jesse Sims and began playing the organ in his teens.

@Discogs :

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