My Morning Jacket was formed in 1998 in Louisville, Kentucky by singer, songwriter
and guitarist Jim James (real name: James Olliges Jr).
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Psychedelic rock, alternative rock, roots rock, indie rock, country rock, southern rock
Jim James' explanation of the name changes from time to time,
but usually it involves him
finding a robe with the initials MMJ on it.
From the initials, he thought of the name 'My Morning Jacket'.
Jim James - vocals, lead and rhythm guitars
Tom Blankenship - bass
Patrick Hallahan - drums, percussion
Bo Koster - keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
Carl Broemel - guitar, pedal steel, saxophone, backing vocals
Johnny Quaid - guitar, backing vocals
Danny Cash - keyboards
J. Glenn - drums
Chris "KC" Guetig - drums