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Call for Archival Materials – Photos – Videos – Recordings – Stories

In preparation for both James’ memorials and a centralized archive of photographs, stories, recordings, and videos, we are requesting that anyone with such information that they would like to share please send these materials to If sending photographs, please send the highest quality/resolution available. If you live in the Bellingham area and don’t have […]

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Memorials and Obituary

Northwest Legendary Blues/Rock Guitarist Fat James, 62, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 15th Well known for his soulful baritone voice and soaring Stratocaster solos, James was a pillar of The Pioneer Square live music scene in the 1990’s and years following. The Fat James Band opened for Jimmie Vaughn in 1998 at the Moulin Blues […]

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