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Elmore James (1918-1963) was a blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader. He was known as "the King of the Slide Guitar" and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice.

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Elmore James had one immortal lick: the staccato-and-downhill slide riff. "But it was a great lick," says slide guitarist Derek Trucks. "There was something unleashed in his playing, that acoustic guitar with the electric pickup. When he's singing, you hear his voice through the electric pickup." James' tone inspired guitarists: "I practiced 12 hours a day, every day, until my fingers were bleeding, trying to get the same sound as Elmore James got," Robbie Robertson said.

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Erja Lyytinen: new album Stolen Hearts album and tour details ERJA LYYTINEN RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM STOLEN HEARTS To coincide with the premiere of the official music video for her new single 24 Angels Erja Lyytinen is pleased to announce the release of her 10th studio album Stolen Hearts released by Tuohi Records on Friday 7th April 2017. Stolen Hearts is the first album to be released since 2015s Live In London and the first studio album to be release since 2014s Elmore James tribute…

Elmore James; source: Gatefold of Blue Horizon S 7-66230; photographer: Georges Adins

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