Thursday, August 21, 2014

Happy Birthday James Burton

James Burton was born this day in Dubberly, LA in 1939.  Burton is one of the most recognized guitarists for his work with artists like Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Dale Hawkins, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and so many more.  He's members of both the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall Of Fame.

James on his "chicken picking" style

w/ Ricky Nelson "Hello Mary Lou"

w/ Elvis Presley "Blue Suede Shoes"

"Mystery Train"

w/ Roy Orbison "All I Can Do Is Dream You"