A consummate picker and the master of economic understatement and pristine taste, guitar-for-hire James Burton has carved out a reputation as the ultimate sideman, whose eloquent licks embellished and enhanced everything he played on. Rightly deified for his work with Ricky Nelson and much later, Elvis Presley, he laid down the blueprint for late 60s/early 70s Country-Rock, and has continued to ply his trade into the 21st Century. This compilation presents a unique snapshot of his early career as a sideman, initially as a teenager, recording in Louisiana. Featured artists include Dale Hawkins, Bob Luman, David Houston, Bobby Lee Trammell, Ricky Nelson, Dorsey Burnette and Glen Campbell, alongside less readily-known names like James Wilson & The Jimmie-Cats, The Shadows, Maylon Humphries, Tommy Cassel and The Shacklefords, plus a rare, live solo performance recorded at the Town Hall Party. As you would doubtless expect, this set includes a number of collectable rarities you'll be hard pushed to find elsewhere on CD.
A consummate picker and the master of economic understatement and pristine taste, guitar-for-hire James Burton has carved out a reputation as the ultimate sideman, whose eloquent licks embellished and enhanced everything he played on. Rightly deified for his work with Ricky Nelson and much later, Elvis Presley, he laid down the blueprint for late 60s/early 70s Country-Rock, and has continued to ply his trade into the 21st Century. This compilation presents a unique snapshot of his early career as a sideman, initially as a teenager, recording in Louisiana. Featured artists include Dale Hawkins, Bob Luman, David Houston, Bobby Lee Trammell, Ricky Nelson, Dorsey Burnette and Glen Campbell, alongside less readily-known names like James Wilson & The Jimmie-Cats, The Shadows, Maylon Humphries, Tommy Cassel and The Shacklefords, plus a rare, live solo performance recorded at the Town Hall Party. As you would doubtless expect, this set includes a number of collectable rarities you'll be hard pushed to find elsewhere on CD.
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Cannonball Rag - Early Groups And Sessions (Uk)
Artist: James Burton
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1. James Wilson ; the Jimmie-Cats  You Won't Know Why Till I'm Gone
2. James Wilson ; the Jimmie-Cats  Wilson Blues
3. The Shadows  Jumping with Shadows (Demo)
4. The Shadows  Shadow Rock (Demo)
5. Dale Hawkins  If You Please Me (Demo)
6. Dale Hawkins  Suzie Q (Alternate Take)
7. Dale Hawkins  Don't Treat Me This Way
8. Bob Luman  All Night Long
9. Bob Luman  Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache 1
10. Bob Luman  This Is the Night 1
11. The Shadows  the Creep 1
12. David Houston  One and Only 1
13. David Houston  the Teenage Frankie ; Johnnie 1
14. Maylon Humphries  Worried 'Bout You Baby 1
15. Bobby Lee Trammell  Shirley Lee 1
16. Bobby Lee Trammell  I?Sure Do Love You Baby 1
17. Ricky Nelson  Believe What You Say 1
18. Ricky Nelson  My Bucket's Got a?Hole in It 1
19. Ricky ; James Playing Acoustic Guitar  Trambone (Live) 2
20. Tommy Cassel  Go Ahead on 2
21. Tommy Cassel  Run Along Little Girl 2
22. Tommy Cassel  Rockin' Rock and a Rollin' Stone 2
23. Tommy Cassel  It Ain't What You Got 2
24. Dorsey Burnette  Misery 2
25. Dorsey Burnette  Way in?the Middle of the Night 2
26. Ricky Nelson  Just a?Little Too Much 2
27. Bob Luman  I Got a Woman (Live) 2
28. Ricky Nelson  Hello Mary Lou 2
29. Bob Luman  My Baby?Walks All Over Me (Live) 3
30. Bob Luman  Band Intros / Milk Cow Blues (Live) 3
31. James Burton  Cannonball Rag (Live) 3
32. Rick Nelson  Summertime 3
33. The Green River Boys Featuring Glen Campbell  Truck Drivin' Man 3
34. The Green River Boys Featuring Glen Campbell  Lonesome Jailhouse Blues 3
35. The Shacklefords  Big River

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A consummate picker and the master of economic understatement and pristine taste, guitar-for-hire James Burton has carved out a reputation as the ultimate sideman, whose eloquent licks embellished and enhanced everything he played on. Rightly deified for his work with Ricky Nelson and much later, Elvis Presley, he laid down the blueprint for late 60s/early 70s Country-Rock, and has continued to ply his trade into the 21st Century. This compilation presents a unique snapshot of his early career as a sideman, initially as a teenager, recording in Louisiana. Featured artists include Dale Hawkins, Bob Luman, David Houston, Bobby Lee Trammell, Ricky Nelson, Dorsey Burnette and Glen Campbell, alongside less readily-known names like James Wilson & The Jimmie-Cats, The Shadows, Maylon Humphries, Tommy Cassel and The Shacklefords, plus a rare, live solo performance recorded at the Town Hall Party. As you would doubtless expect, this set includes a number of collectable rarities you'll be hard pushed to find elsewhere on CD.


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