James Jamerson

Born: 
01/29/1936
City: 
Edisto Island
Region: 
South Carolina
Country: 
USA
Died: 
08/02/1983
Years Active: 
1958-1983
Instruments: 
Bass
Played With: 

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James Lee Jamerson was an American bass player. He was the uncredited bassist on most of Motown Records' hits in the 1960s and early 1970s (Motown did not list session musician credits on their releases until 1971), and he has become regarded as one of the most influential bass players in modern music history. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

Discography

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Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Marvin Gaye Recording Session 09/16/1962 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 01/23/1963 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 06/20/1963 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 10/04/1963 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Chuck Berry 10/25/1963 Walled Lake Casino Walled Lake Michigan USA
Chuck Berry 10/26/1963 Walled Lake Casino Walled Lake Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 01/29/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Supremes Recording Session 04/08/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 06/19/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Four Tops Recording Session 07/08/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Temptations Recording Session 09/25/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 10/19/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Vandellas Recording Session 10/21/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Temptations Recording Session 11/10/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Temptations Recording Session 11/17/1964 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Four Tops Recording Session 04/09/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Miracles Recording Session 08/17/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Supremes Recording Session 12/02/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Temptations Recording Session 12/05/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
The Temptations Recording Session 12/09/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Marvin Gaye Recording Session 12/09/1965 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Stevie Wonder Recording Session 06/12/1966 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Stevie Wonder Recording Session 07/18/1966 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Stevie Wonder Recording Session 07/26/1966 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA
Stevie Wonder Recording Session 08/10/1966 Motown Studios Detroit Michigan USA

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