Artist of the Day: Elmore James

posted by Matt Jarrells on 01/10/2018

The 100th anniversary of the birth of blues legend Elmore James brings a new tribute album - Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James – featuring loving eulogies from Bettye Lavette, Warren Haynes, Tom Jones, Rodney Crowell, Shelby Lynne & Alison Moorer, Keb’ Mo’, and many more.

Elmore James was born January 27, 1918 in Richland, Mississippi and became known as “The King of Slide Guitar”, penning such standards as “Dust My Broom”, “Shake Your Moneymaker”, “Rollin’ and Tumblin’”, and “The Sky Is Crying”.

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