Sam Myers in City of Jackson - between 1952 and 20th Century

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, page 55:

We [Sam Myers and Elmore James] had some good times together, in and out of the studio. Elmore recorded "Dust My Broom" over a dozen times with different labels. He really had an identifying thing with his slide guitar, though. A lot of guys played slide, but the minute that he put that slide on his finger and ran it across those strings, you would know it was him doing it. We used to play a lot out at one of Percy Simpson's clubs in Jackson, Mr. P's. It wasn't a really big club, but it was nice-sized. They had gambling facilities in the back, and guys would come there just to gamble. While…   more >>

cite as

Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 55. accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: City of Jackson


Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician

Listening to

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Blues Guitar performed by Elmore James

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1952 and 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 26 May 2015 10:55:31 +0100
Approved on Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:29:39 +0100