Skip James

Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (June 21, 1902 — October 3, 1969)

Some of the titles recorded by Skip in Grafton include:

  • “I’m So Glad”
  • “Devil Got My Woman”
  • “Special Rider Blues”
  • “22-20”

Click here to listen to Skip sing “Cherry Bowl” live at a Milwaukee coffee house mentioning Grafton. This recording is courtesy of Jan Arenas. Please do not copy or download this file as it is not for distribution. Please feel free to listen to it and enjoy it at your leisure!


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