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Elmore James – The Undisputed King of the Slide Guitar

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You can’t think of the blues without thinking of the slide guitar.  And you can’t think of slide guitar without Elmore James, the legendary Chicago bluesman who hit it big in the early ‘50s with two amped-up covers of Robert Johnson standards.  These songs, “Dust My Broom” and “Standing at the Crossroads” may sound nearly… Continue reading Elmore James – The Undisputed King of the Slide Guitar