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Skip James (Born 9th June, 1902)

PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:31 am
by john poole
Born Nehemiah Curtis James on Woodbine Plantation, nr. Bentonia, Mississippi; 9th June, 1902 [died 3rd October, 1969] (some sites have 21st June for his d.o.b.)

‘All Night Long’ (1967 American Folk Blues Festival in Germany)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLPdFNZ-5pY

"Folkside" presented by Phil Spiro -WTBS-FM (Cambridge Mass.) radio broadcast from October, 1964 (the month before the Johnson/Goldwater election) -
Mississippi John Hurt (w. pre-Canned Heat Al Wilson - harmonica); and after 15 minutes Skip James; a few months after both had been “rediscovered”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX908Qi-7DE&t=1027s

https://www.wirz.de/music/jamesfrm.htm
http://www.paramountshome.org/index.php ... &Itemid=54