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James Burton (II)


Born in Minden, Louisiana, on August 21, 1939, James Burton began playing guitar at the age of thirteen, and turned professional the following year. His first recorded track was the Dale Hawkins hit, "Susie Q", in 1957. His dynamic rockabilly style of playing brought him to the attention of television star-turned-singer Ricky Nelson, who hired ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Guardian
The Guardian Guitar - Chicago Catz
(2006)
Elvis: That's the Way It Is
Elvis: That's the Way It Is Himself - Musician
(1970)
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii Himself - Band Member
(1973)
Heart Like a Wheel
Heart Like a Wheel Guitar Player, Tex's Band
(1983)

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 2006/I The Guardian
Guitar - Chicago Catz
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel
Guitar Player, Tex's Band
 1957-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Lead Guitarist / James
- Ozzie, the Babysitter (1966) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
- Ozzie-a-Go-Go (1966) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
- Wally's Traffic Ticket (1966) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
- The Ghost Town (1965) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
- The Nelsons Revisited (1965) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
 1965 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Lead Guitarist
- Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow (1965) ... Lead Guitarist (uncredited)
 1957 Carnival Rock
Guitar Player (uncredited)
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The TCB Band
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Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2009. See more »

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