James Jamerson

Real Name:
James Lee Jamerson, Sr.
Profile:
Soul bassist (born on 29.01.1938 in Edisto Island, South Carolina, died on 02.08.1983 in Los Angeles, California), who like his fellow musicians in Motown’s Funk Brothers house band, he worked for many years in obscurity — literally uncredited on records until the early '70s. But even when he was unknown, his work was immensely influential, scrutinised and mimicked by young players around the world seeking to capture his style and feel
Father of James Jamerson Jr. and grandfather of Derrick Jamerson
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
As a legendary top session musician he has played with Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Marlena Shaw, Originals, Creative Source etc.
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Albums

PVCP-9103 Soul Of Bass (Neo Bass Project Part 1) — James Jamerson Various I Must Love You Various - Soul Of Bass (Neo Bass Project Part 1)(CD) P-Vine Non Stop PVCP-9103 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
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440 066 365-2 The Funk Brothers You're My Everything The Funk Brothers - Standing In The Shadows Of Motown (Album) Hip-O Records 440 066 365-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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Compilations

314530525-2 Motown Year By Year: The Sound Of Young America, 1969 — James Jamerson Various Fever In The Funk House Various - Motown Year By Year: The Sound Of Young America, 1969 (Comp) Motown 314530525-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
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none Can't Hide Love — James Jamerson Various Home Brew Various - Can't Hide Love (Comp) Brown Sugar Records none Germany 2006 Sell This Version
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531 261-8 A Complete Introduction To Northern Soul — James Jamerson Various You're My Everything Various - A Complete Introduction To Northern Soul(Box + 4xCD, Comp) Universal UMC 531 261-8 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
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B0016212-02 The Motown Sound (The Complete Albums & More) — James Jamerson Earl Van Dyke Behold and 2 more… Earl Van Dyke - The Motown Sound (The Complete Albums & More)(2xCD, Comp) Hip-O Select, Motown B0016212-02 US 2012 Sell This Version
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5381363 Motown Funk Volume 2 — James Jamerson Various Behold Various - Motown Funk Volume 2(2xLP, Comp, Yel) UMC 5381363 UK & Europe 2018 Sell This Version
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BSRBOX 03 The Manifesto Of Rare Groove Vol. 7-9 — James Jamerson Various Home Brew Various - The Manifesto Of Rare Groove Vol. 7-9(3xCD, Comp + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num) Brown Sugar Records BSRBOX 03 Unknown Sell This Version