James Burton facts for kids
James Burton Live in Concert - 2009
|Born||31 August 1939
Minden, Louisiana, U.S.
|Genres||Rock and roll, country|
|Years active||since 1952|
|Associated acts||Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson|
James Burton (born August 21, 1939, in Minden, Louisiana) is an American musician. He is most famous as a guitar player and has played with many famous singers including: Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, John Denver, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Costello, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell and the Everly Brothers.
In 2001 Burton was elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Fender Musical Instruments Corporation makes a special "Telecaster" electric guitar which is named after James Burton.
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