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Elmore James Electric Guitar, c. 1948

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Main Exhibit Hall - Roots of Rock, Blues Bluesman Elmore James’ impact as a guitarist and singer has reverberated far beyond his time, influencing a legion of Chicago slide players and the admiring likes of the Allman Brothers Band, Canned Heat and the Rolling Stones. He used this guitar throughout his career.