Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Skip James - Delta Blues

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His songs have influenced several generations of musicians, being adapted or covered by Kansas Joe McCoy, Robert Johnson, Cream, Deep Purple, Chris Thomas King, Alvin Youngblood Hart, The Derek Trucks Band, Beck, Big Sugar, and Rory Block. He is hailed as "one of the seminal figures of the blues.
Nehemiah "Skip" James studied the guitar at an early age until he became a master at it. When he was eight, people called him “Skippy” as a nickname. nearly half a million hits

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