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Make My Dreams Come True

March 1960, Fire 1011, Elmore James and his Broomdusters, “Make My Dreams Come True” b/w “Bobby’s Rock.”

Album review: Lonnie Mack, Strike Like Lightning (1985)


By Steve Newton

Strike Like Lightning–the newest release from blues innovator Lonnie Mack–packs a sizzling guitar-drenched punch. 176 more words

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A Bee Gees Concert Film, Plus Nina Simone, Sunny War, and an Elmore James Tribute

If you’re not at least a bit older than the concert featured on One for All Tour: Live in Australia 1989, you might not realize just how big a group the Bee Gees were. 1,236 more words

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The Sky Is Crying

Fire 1016 was issued in April 1960.  This was “The Sky Is Crying” b/w “Held My Baby Last Night” by Elmore James, show on the label as Elmo James.

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James

Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James
Label: Sylvan Songs
Released: January 26, 2018

1. Can’t Stop Loving You – Elayna Boynton
2. Person To Person – Bettye Lavette… 67 more words

Various Artists

The one and only "Elmore James"

King of the Slide Guitar and a leading influence on the Delta Blues, Elmore James was born on this day in 1918.  He died the year I was born, aged only 45. 114 more words


Favourite Blues Tracks - The Sky is Crying - Elmore James

I was fourteen when I first heard Elmore James. I just fell in love with that fabulous slide guitar. Nobody else comes close. With all the studio innovations they can’t match Elmore. 169 more words