Yim Yames: Newport Folk 2010 The My Morning Jacket singer has kept busy, both as a producer and as a solo artist. At this live show, he'll focus on the latter.
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Yim Yames: Newport Folk 2010

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It's been a little while since My Morning Jacket released one of its patented reverb-drenched rock epics, but singer Jim James (a.k.a. the not-so-mysterious Yim Yames) has kept busy, both as a producer and a solo artist. Last year, he released a hauntingly pretty mini-album of George Harrison covers titled Tribute To, and he recently produced an album by fellow Newport players Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore, among others. Here, James — er, Yames — performs live at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.

Set List

  • "His Masters"
  • "Wonderful"
  • "Look At You"
  • "Tonight (Omni)"
  • "Bermuda Hug"
  • "Summer Never Ends"
  • "It Beats"
  • "Wonderful Man (Omni)"
  • "Sylvie"
  • "In The Morning"
  • "Golden"
  • "Where To Begin"
  • "Smokin' From Shootin'"
  • "Gideon"
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