Elmore James Jr

Elmore James Jr

Real Name:
Earnest Johnson
Slide Guitar, Singer, Songwriter - Blues. Born Canton, MS ,USA or Richmond, MS, USA depending on your source.

Son of Elmore James. Played in a 1950s Rock 'n Roll Bands The Brigadiers of Jackson. After his father's death in 1963 Willie Dixon convinced him to change his stage name to that of his father. His career began to take off after the 1981 recording "Genuine Mississippi Blues" Ace Records (3) LP 2028 (1990 ACE CD 2028) CD was re-released on the UK Westside label WESM579 in 1999. This brought him out of retirement (exile) to begin touring. in the 2000s.
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Elmore James Jr Discography Tracks


JSP8809 Elmore James Jr Daddy Gave Me The Blues(CD) JSP Records JSP8809 UK 2008 Sell This Version