James McMurtry

Folk rock, Musical Artist

1962 –

72

Who is James McMurtry?

James McMurtry is an American rock and folk-rock/americana singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader and occasional actor. He performs with veteran bandmates Daren Hess, Cornbread, and Tim Holt.

His father, novelist Larry McMurtry, gave him his first guitar at age seven. His mother, an English professor, taught him how to play it: "My mother taught me three chords and the rest I just stole as I went along. I learned everything by ear or by watching people."

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Born
Mar 18, 1962
Fort Worth
Also known as
  • McMurtry, James
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Arizona
Lived in
  • Austin
  • Fort Worth

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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