James Burton

james burton

Celebrating James Edward Burton (born August 21, 1939), an American guitarist born in Dubberly, Louisiana. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he has performed with Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell, Townes Van Zandt, Vince Gill, and Suzi Quatro.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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