Skip James

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Birthday
9, 1902
Birthplace
Bentonia, MS
Death Date
Oct 3, 1969 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1902
Birthplace
Bentonia, MS
Death Date
Oct 3, 1969 (67)

About

Delta blues singer and guitarist who released songs like "Crow Jane," "Devil Got My Woman," and "Yola My Blues Away."

Before Fame

He worked in construction, building roads and levees in Mississippi.

Trivia

His song 'Hard Time Killing Floor Blues' was covered by Chris Thomas King for the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.

Family Life

He is the son of Eddie James, a minister.

Associated With

Eric Clapton's band Cream covered James' song "I'm So Glad."