Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.    James often played his guitar with an open D-minor tuning (DADFAD). James’s 1931 work is considered idiosyncratic among pre-war blues recordings, and formed the basis of his reputation as a musician.

Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (June 1902 – October was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

James apparently was not an easy man to get along with, and supposedly didn't like the Cream version of "I'm So Glad" that helped revive interest in him.

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'Devil Got My Woman' SKIP JAMES (1931) Delta Blues Guitar Legend

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Skip James - Hard Time Killing Floor Blues (covered by so many, but only one original!)

Skip James - Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 1902 -- October was an American delta blues singer, guitarist.

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Blues singer Skip James performs during a television show recording as part of the American Folk Blues Festival tour in Copenhagen, Denmark in November

Sebbene il diavolo gli avesse fregato la ragazza, lui era contento.    Rispetto per Skip James, il diavolo del blues

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Skip James recorded "Devil Got My Woman" and 17 other sides for Paramount in 1931 before he quit the blues. In the blues enthusiasts.

deltabluesfolkgospelandmore: “Skip James & Son House, Copenhagen, 1967 ”

Skip James & Son House in Copenhagen, Denmark, TV Studio, October photographer: Jan Persson

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