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James Burton

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Elvis Presley's Lead Guitarist, James Burton, Talks About Working With King

Interview by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 3 January 1970


James Burton

Profile and Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, April 1976

IF ANY OF YOU missed seeing Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band on their recent tour, you were either very unlucky or very foolish. I ...

James Burton

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

ONE OF THE GREAT rock'n'roll guitarists of the 1950s, but a man who remained virtually unknown to all but the cognoscenti until comparatively recently, is ...

Various artists, Danny Gatton Tribute: Tramps, New York NY

Live Review by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 23 February 1995

A THREE-DAY tribute to the ultimateguitarist's guitarist figured to be a fret-heavy hurricane of hot licks, but Danny Gatton brought down a monsoon of flying ...

James Burton: Play It, James!

Book Excerpt by Colin Escott, 'Tattooed on their Tongues' (Schirmer), 1996

JAMES BURTON CRADLES a dark red 1953 Telecaster. The finish is cracked in a few places and the fretboard is worn, but it's got ...

James Burton

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 21 August 1939, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA ...


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