We were saddened to received the news of the passing of blues great Kelly James aka "Dr Blue" on Tuesday January 3, 2012 at age 76. James a singer-songwriter was one of the area's top blues acts performing in such bands as "Triple Shot"," Too Bad James", '"Mississippi Mules","Dr. Blues" but most fans remember him best as a former member of the legendary blue act "The Kingsnakes. And more recently "Cream of the Crop."
James was nominated six times as national campus entertainer of the year. In the past twenty years he has performed close to 100 show per year. Kelly James appeared with Tom Townsley on stage at Woostock 99 in Rome, NY... This great talent will be sadly missed by all...... Ron Wray