Homesick James (April 30, 1910 – December 13, 2006) was an American blues musician known for his mastery of the slide guitar. He recorded covers of "Stones in My Passway" and "Homesick". He worked with his cousin, Elmore James, and with Sonny Boy Williamson II. His birth name is variously reported as John William Henderson, James Williams, or James Williamson.
Homesick James – Juanita. Label: Evidence (5) – ECD 26085-2. Rhythm Guitar – David "Guitar" Jones, Fred James. Vocals, Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar – Homesick James. Written-By – Homesick James (tracks: 1 to 6, 8, 10). Notes. Recorded on February 10 & 11, 1993 At Creative Workshop Studio, Nashville, Tenn.
Homesick James Williamson.
Home Sweet Homesick James (Vinyl) 1981. The Country Blues (Vinyl) 1972. Goin' Back In The Times 1994. Words Of Wisdom 1996. Sweet Home Tennessee 1991. Homesick James & Snooky Pryor (Vinyl) 1973.
Homesick James: Blues On The Southside @ youtube (full album playlist) - The Woman I'm Lovin' - She May Be Your Woman - Goin' Down Swingin' - Homesick's Shuffle - Johnnie Mae - Gotta Move - Lonesome Road - Working With Homesick - The Cloud Is Cryin' - Homesick's Blues - Crawlin' - Stones In My Passway re. Homesick James: Juanita - Juanita - My Baby - Time Is Growin' Near - Lonesome Ol' Train - Someday Baby - Drivin' Dog - Careless Love - Right Life - I Can't Hold Out - Stop That Thing rec. February 10/11, 1993 in Nashville, TN; Homesick James, voc, g; Fred James, David 'Guitar' Jones, rhythm g; Casey Lutton, b; Jim Carstein, dr.
Who was/is Homesick James ? - CDs, Vinyl LPs, DVD and more. With pride Homesick remembers the heydays auf the blues in Chicago. In the late '50s he was a member of Elmore James' band, most likely the best blues band in those days. Today at age 94(!) he's still going strong.
1973 Homesick James Williamson & Snooky Pryor (Caroline). 1976 Home Sweet Homesick James (Big Bear). 1977 Goin' Back Home (32 Jazz). 1979 Chicago Blues Festival vo. (Black and Blue). 1980 Homesick James & Snooky Pryor: Sad and Lonesome (Wolf). 1992 Sweet Home Tennessee (Appaloosa). 1994 Goin' Back in the Times (Earwig). 1995 Got to Move (Trix Records). 1997 Juanita (Appaloosa). 1997 Words of Wisdom (Priority). 1998 Last of the Broomdusters (Fedora). 2003 Homesick James & Snooky Prior: The Big Bear Sessions (Sanctuary Records).
|Time Is Growin' Near||6:37|
|Lonesome Ol' Train||6:08|
|The Right Life||4:38|
|I Can't Hold Out||3:34|
|Stop That Thing||5:26|
|AP 0097-2||Homesick James||Juanita (CD, Album)||Appaloosa||AP 0097-2||Italy||1994|
|ECD 26085-2||Homesick James||Juanita (CD, Album)||Evidence||ECD 26085-2||US||1997|