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  James Blunt .Net | Fan Site For James Blunt
James Blunt has had all his royalty payments suspended from his album and is appealing to London’s High Court under his real name of James Blount (changed to help fans pronounce his name correctly).
Lukas Burton, a US music producer has claimed to have worked with James on six of the tracks on “Back to Bedlam” and has described the songs as being “crude” and even “laughable” at times in their original form.
James has been awarded the first of it’s kind lithium battery powered all electric car in the form of a Mini Cooper from Hybrid Technologies under a Space Act partnership with NASA.
www.james-blunt.net   (0 words)

  James Burton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James Burton (born August 21, 1939 in Minden, Louisiana) is a legendary American guitarist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Burton has played for numerous important musicians including early work with Rick Nelson between 1958 and 1965 after which Bob Dylan reportedly wanted to hire him for his first touring band, but Burton was under contract to the television program Shindig.
James Burton was also a guitarist and the band leader of Elvis Presley's "TCB Band" from 1969 until Presley's death in 1977.
www.rockabillyhall.com /JamesBurton.html   (1295 words)

 Attorneys, Orange County Lawyers Litigation, Personal Injury Elder Abuse Law Firm Mower, Carreon & Desai, LLP
JAMES A. was born and raised in Seattle, Washington.
Burton graduated from the University of Washington in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a minor in English.
Burton is licensed to practice before all state courts in California and Washington, the U.S. District Courts for the Central District of California and Western District of Washington, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
www.mocalaw.com /attorneys.html   (0 words)

 James Burton International Guitar Festival
our next James Burton International Guitar Festival, thanks to you.
James and Louise Burton and the entire Burton Family
On behalf of the James Burton Foundation & James Burton
www.jamesburtonmusic.com   (116 words)

 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - James H Burton (U.S. National Park Service)
James H. Burton was born in Shenandoah Spring, Virginia, on August 17, 1823.
Burton designed a barrel which used a hard metal plug to expand the bullet into the rifling, and developed a hollow-base bullet design that worked even better.
Burton was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel in the Confederate States Army in December 1861, and placed in charge of all Southern armories.
www.nps.gov /hafe/historyculture/james-h-burton.htm   (1028 words)

 James Burton
Burton has refined his country and rock and roll chops with equal mastery: He is equally poised curling a tasty signature flourish around a ballad's chorus line or plunging pell-mell into a double-time country cooker.
James Burton was born there on August 21, 1939, and because of his early interest in the local radio station, his parents bought him a Silvertone acoustic guitar "to beat on" at the age of 13.
Burton normally favors Fender or GHS strings with gauges similar to the banjo setup he devised for "Believe What You Say." Good dobro tone is another of James' obsessions: "I have several dobros, but being a player, you get attached to one particular instrument.
www.biwa.ne.jp /~presley/elnews-JamesBurton.htm   (5676 words)

 James Burton : The Guitar Sounds of James Burton - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
James Burton has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest guitar pickers in either country or rock, having played subtly dazzling solos on sessions for everyone from Ricky Nelson and Dale Hawkins to Buffalo Springfield and Gram Parsons, and he's also played alongside both Elvises -- Presley and Costello.
However, Burton's virtuoso talent was not paired with a desire to either sing or take the spotlight (perhaps a blessing in disguise), and The Guitar Sounds of James Burton is something of a disappointment for longtime fans of the shy genius.
The performances are solid and Burton is in typically impeccable form, but the arrangements aren't especially imaginative, so if you were hoping for a definitive musical statement from one of the best guitars players to ever touch a fretboard, you're out of luck.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,937984,00.html   (263 words)

 James Burton Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although not very well known by the general public, James Burton is acknowledged by many in the industry as one of the best and most influential guitarists of the rock era.
James Burton learned to play the guitar and to love music at an early age.
James Burton went on to work as a backup musician with Bob Luman for a while, then headed for the West Coast and began a long, successful collaboration with Ricky Nelson.
www.tsimon.com /burton.htm   (609 words)

 James Burton International Guitar Festival: August 19-21, 2005
James Burton later was no less than the guitar player for the king, Elvis Presley, beginning in the late sixties.
James Burton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Keith Richards in 2001.
James said a few words at a podium next to his statue and afterwards a media gathering took place on the second floor of the auditorium.
markguerrero.net /misc_45.php   (1894 words)

 Interview with James Burton
James Burton was born in Dubberly, Louisiana, on August 21, 1939, but he grew up in Shreveport which he refers to as home.
James also loved the steel guitar; in his concept the sweet sustained sound of it had to be part of the way an electric guitar should sound.
James immediately signed the telegram and before he knew it he was living with the Nelsons, which he did for about two years during which he became good friends with Ricky.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/interview_jamesburton_by_arjandeelen.shtml   (4785 words)

 A Tribute To James Burton Plylar, C.S.A.
James Burton Plylar was born on December 27, 1843 in Walker County, Alabama.
During the Civil War, James Burton Plylar was involved in a number of skirmishes and major battles including Shiloh, Stones' River, Chickamauga, and the Atlanta Campaign.
Though shot in the hand at the Battle of Chickamauga, James Burton Plylar recovered, returned to duty for the Atlanta Campaign, and continued till the Army of Tennessee's surrender in North Carolina.
home.sprynet.com /sprynet/mplylar/rebpage.htm   (177 words)

 James A. Burton, Sr.
Burton served as the EOD’s Special Project/Program Manager and was responsible for managing the activities and ensuring compliance with MBE set aside requirements of agencies and public universities involved in locally administered construction projects and contracts.
James Burton served as President of the EEO Development Corporation and was the Program Administrator responsible for monitoring economic business opportunities and analyzing the employment market for placement of minorities and females.
James Burton was a buyer and Cost Accountant for RANCO, Inc. and was responsible for buying manufacturing materials for production and developed cost systems to determine the contribution of each product to profit and loss.
www.uakron.edu /eeoaa/sos/burton.htm   (336 words)

 James Burton Inducted into Hall of Fame
James was born on August 21, 1939 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
James played lead guitar for Rick Nelson, from 1957 to 1968 and played a big part in some of his biggest hits.
James continued as Elvis' lead guitarist on numerous concerts and tours from 1969 until his death in 1977.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/elvis_presley/60964   (395 words)

 James Burton and KV5
Burton was invited to Egypt by the Pasha, Mohammed Ali, as one component in a plan to modernise the country by taking advantage of technical help offered by an industrialising Europe.
Burton's father discontinued the allowance that enabled him to stay in Egypt and he was kept by an ever increasing loan from Greenough.
Annoyingly for Burton, Sothebys went bankrupt within a few days of the sale and were unable to pay him, their business being in hands of the receiver.
www.victorianweb.org /history/letters/jburton.html   (2170 words)

 James Burton at AllExperts
As part of his early work, Burton played lead guitar for most of Rick Nelson's major hits between 1958 and 1965 after which Bob Dylan reportedly wanted to hire him for his first touring band, but Burton was under contract to the television program Shindig.
Since 1998, Burton has played lead guitar in *"Elvis-The Concert" which reunited some of Elvis' former TCB bandmates, background singers and Elvis' orchestral conductor (mostly from the "concert years" 1969-1977) live on stage with a state of the art video-projected Elvis.
Burton formed the *James Burton International Guitar Festival and he also has his own official website simply called *The Official James Burton Website.
en.allexperts.com /e/j/ja/james_burton.htm   (502 words)

 The Official James Burton Website
Burton was called to play on a session with Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, in Bakersfield, California.
In 1968, James was nominated for the Country Music Award for Best Lead Guitar, but it would take 10 years and 7 nominations before Burton finally won the award for Best Guitar Player.
James was asked to feature on the special 'Elvis', better know as the '68 Comeback Special, but at the time, he was working with Frank Sinatra and therefore was unavailable.
www.james-burton.net /biography.html   (2205 words)

 Elvis' Angels Fan Club - James Burton
James Burton rockin' the house at the Municipal Auditorium, in Shreveport, Louisiana, January 8, 2001.
James Burton is known throughout the music industry for his expertise on the guitar.
James was also a full participant in Ricky's recording career, touring with the band in the U.S. and abroad for nine years.
www.elvisangels.com /jamesburton   (274 words)

 James Burton Interview Ladyluckmusic.com
James tells us that he was influenced by country music and by rhythm and blues..he names his guitar heroes, and tells us about his early guitars, including the Fender Telecaster he started using in the early ‘50's.
By this time, James had become very highly regarded in the music industry, and in l968, after also working for a while on the TV show “Shindig,” he was asked by Elvis to perform in the ‘68 Comeback Special (Elvis had tuned in to the Ozzie and Harriet show every week to see James play!).
James had other commitments at that time, but in l969 Elvis called again, they talked for 3 hours, and James was recruited to build the TCB Band and worked as Elvis lead guitarist from that time until Elvis’ death in l977.
www.ladyluckmusic.com /radio/interviews/jamesburton   (774 words)

 Our Friend James Burton
James Burton, born on August 21st 1939 in here Shreveport, first picked up a guitar at age 13 and was given an early Fender Telecaster by his father, and was soon amazing everyone with his talents.
Burton was Elvis' lead guitarist and 'leader' of the TCB-band in concerts for Vegas and national tours, and on many recordings, from 1969 until Elvis' death in 1977.
Among guitarists James Burton has become an icon, and his influence on generations of guitar players, both the famous and the unknown, is unmistakable.
www.precisiondigitalaudio.com /burton.htm   (1974 words)

 Shubb: James Burton festival
James and his family were extremely warm and friendly, and made him feel right at home.
The festival was a benefit for the James Burton Foundation, which provides musical instruments for underprivileged children.
James has been in touch with us since with regards to planning his next festival.
www.sonic.net /~shubb/news/burtonfest05.html   (181 words)

 James Burton - Career Prior To St. Leonards at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
James Burton was born in London, the son of a Scottish builder who shared a common ancestor with Sir Walter Scott.
His original surname was Haliburton which was shortened to Burton in the 1790s after a family dispute.
In 1786 Burton was commissioned to build the Leverian Museum in High Holborn and went on to contract for small scale housing developments in the City of London and around Clapham Common.
www.hmag.org.uk /burton/jbprior.aspx   (380 words)

 James Burton
Best known as Elvis’ guitarist in the later years, James Burton created a blistering Telecaster rockabilly style in the early days of rock ‘n’ roll playing with teen idol Ricky Nelson.
Playing on TV with Nelson, Burton inspired guitarists nationwide with his wild string-bending techniques, and developed his trademark "chicken pickin’" that combines country and rockabilly elements.
Strings: Light-gauge strings are an important element of the James Burton sound, in order to achieve the string bending and pedal-steel-like tones.
hotguitarist.com /music_artists/james_burton.htm   (380 words)

 Finding Aid : James Burton diary, 1864 : Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library
Diary of New York Union soldier James Burton mainly while he was imprisoned at Andersonville Prison in 1864.
However, evidence in a newspaper clipping about Burton's death, laid in the diary, indicates that he died of consumption at Syracuse probably in 1865 and was buried at Cazenova, New York.
Neither the date of Burton's birth nor the exact date of his death are known.
marbl.library.emory.edu /FindingAids/content.php?id=burton120_10079   (361 words)

 James Burton Pond Collection
Major James Burton Pond, for thirty years a well-known lecture manager, died Sunday at his home in Jersey City, as the result of an operation on June 17, in which his right leg was amputated.
With James Redpath, Major Pond organized the Redpath Lyceum Bureau, and was the New York representative of the firm's interests.
James Pond edited the Markesan Journal in Markesan, Wisconsin, from 1860, when he took over responsibility for the paper, to October, 1861, when he abruptly resigned to organize Company C of the Third Wisconsin Cavalry.
www.wlhn.org /james_pond   (1072 words)

 James Burton Foundation
James was fortunate that his parents sacrificed to purchase his first Fender guitar.
Your participation in the James Burton International Guitar Festival and donation to the James Burton Foundation enables future generations of musicians to keep the music alive!
James Burton and some of his "go-to-to-get-it-done" 2005 committee members.
www.jamesburtonmusic.com /foundation.htm   (134 words)

 Interview with James Burton
Elvis' lead guitarist James Burton and the TCB Band are touring Australia in December.
James kindly agreed to talk to Piers Beagley about the up coming visit and his extraordinary life.
James, you are a true survivor with such an amazing career and you are still playing which is even better.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/james_burton_piers.shtml   (2431 words)

 Fender Players Club - James Burton
Playing on TV with Nelson, Burton inspired guitarists nationwide with his wild string-bending techniques, and developed his trademark "chicken pickin’" that combines country and rockabilly elements.
Strings: Light-gauge strings are an important element of the James Burton sound, in order to achieve the string bending and pedal-steel-like tones.
He originally used banjo strings combined with regular A and D strings in place of low E and A. Picks: Holds a flatpick between his thumb and forefinger, and wears a fingerpick on his middle finger, in order to play those unique chicken pickin’ runs.
www.fenderplayersclub.com /artists_lounge/hall_of_legends/burton.htm   (0 words)

 James Burton
Born in London in 1788 to James and Elizabeth Haliburton (who changed the family name to Burton), James Burton was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received his Bachelors Degree in 1810 and a Masters Degree in 1815.
Between 1815 and 1822 Burton worked for the architect Sir John Soane and traveled in Italy, where he met Egyptologists Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, Edward William Lane, and Sir William Gell.
His drawings and plans of the ancient Egyptian monuments are valuable because they can be used to compare the condition of the archaeological sites in the early nineteenth century and today.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/information/biography/abcde/burton_james.html   (305 words)

 ASA : James Burton
James Burton, a Vietnam veteran and master electrical technician, was faced with a stark choice after he was diagnosed with a congenital form of glaucoma.
Once out of prison, James faced his same choice between marijuana and blindness, but he was determined never again to let the government imprison him for treating his illness.
James is now helping other patients obtain cannabis for their medical needs.
www.safeaccessnow.org /article.php?id=1780   (506 words)

 James Burton interview - Elvis Information Network
James kindly agreed to talk to EIN about the visit and his extraordinary life.
EIN — James, you are a true survivor with such an amazing career and you are still playing which is even better.
James Burton was interviewed by Piers Beagley, August 21st 2003.
www.elvisinfonet.com /einjamesburton.html   (2355 words)

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