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Actor James Burton

James Burton

  • Date of Birth:

    Minden, Louisiana, USA


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 Burton as his regular band member. Apart from this high profile exposure on all of Nelson's hit records, James Burton became one of the mo... more

James Burton Filmography

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Movie Wonderful World Wonderful World

as Record Store owner

Movie Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert

as Himself - Band Member

Movie Elvis on Tour Elvis on Tour

as Himself

Movie The Patty Duke Show The Patty Duke Show

as Lead Guitarist (uncredited)