Top Skip James Albums
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I'm So Glad: The Concert Recordings (Live)
I'm So Glad: The Concert Recordings (Live)
[2020]
I'm so Glad: The Rediscovered Recordings
I'm so Glad: The Rediscovered Recordings
[2016]
Bloomington Farewell
Bloomington Farewell
[2015]
You Never Knew Blues
You Never Knew Blues
[2015]
22-20 Blues
22-20 Blues
[2013]
Skip James
Skip James
[2013]
The Complete Early Recordings - 1930
The Complete Early Recordings - 1930
[2013]
A Guitar Great Skip James
A Guitar Great Skip James
[2013]
Skip James: Vintage Blues from the Delta
Skip James: Vintage Blues from the Delta
[2012]
Hard Time
Hard Time
[2010]
Vanguard Visionaries: Skip James
Vanguard Visionaries: Skip James
[2007]
Complete Early Recordings
Complete Early Recordings
[2006]
Legends Of Country Blues: The Complete Pre-War Recordings Of Skip James (Disc A)
Legends Of Country Blues: The Complete Pre-War Recordings Of Skip James (Disc A)
[2006]
Rare and Unreleased
Rare and Unreleased
[2006]
Hard Time Killin' Floor
Hard Time Killin' Floor
[2005]
Skip James Live Vol. 2 Bloomington 1968 Part 1
Skip James Live Vol. 2 Bloomington 1968 Part 1
[2004]
Illinois Blues
Illinois Blues
[2004]
Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
[2003]
Blues from the Delta
Blues from the Delta
[1998]
Skip's Piano Blues
Skip's Piano Blues
[1996]
Skip James 1931
Skip James 1931
[1990]
Devil Got My Woman
Devil Got My Woman
[1968]
Today
Today
[1966]
She Lyin'
She Lyin'
[1964]
Related Information for Skip James
Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 21, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.James was born near Bentonia, Mississippi. As a youth, he heard local musicians such as Henry Stuckey and brothers Charlie and Jesse Sims and began playing the organ in his teens. He worked on road construction and levee-building crews in his native Mississippi in the early 1920s, and wrote what is perhaps his earliest song, "Illinois Blues", about his experiences as a laborer. Later in the '20s he sharecropped and made bootleg whiskey in the Bentonia area. He began playing guitar in open D-minor tuning and developed a three-finger picking technique that he would use to great effect on... read more