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James Alan Shelton
Shelton in December 2009.

James Alan Shelton (November 3, 1960 – June 3, 2014) was an American Bluegrass guitarist. He was a solo musician and released 10 albums. However, he also performed with Ralph Stanley's Clinch Mountain Boys, with whom he won a Grammy Award with.

Shelton was born in Kingsport, Tennessee and raised near Gate City, Virginia.

Shelton died from cancer on June 3, 2014 at a hospital in Kingsport, aged 53.


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