James Burton & Elvis

Legendary Guitarist James Burton (and some other guy) Our very own Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer.

Elvis and James Burton, lead guitarist, live at the International, August 12, 1970 (mid-night show)

Elvis and James Burton, lead guitarist, live at the International, August 1970 (mid-night show)

Pix For > James Burton Ricky Nelson

Pix For > James Burton Ricky Nelson

Elvis & James Burton

{*Elvis & James Burton, Burton concludes, “Elvis didn’t know how great he…

1968 Fender Ad: Rick Nelson and James Burton play Fender

Ricky Nelson - Hello Mary Lou { with solo by James Burton ~ Who Became  Elvis Presleys Guitar Player~ A Little Info Tid-Bit There } ~ ♥

{*Ricky Nelson - Hello Mary Lou - with solo by James Burton ~ Who Became Elvis Guitar Player~ A Little Info Tid-Bit There*} ♥

"It's Late" and "I Believe What You Say" Nelson tribute to their Dad, Ricky Nelson with James Burton. 1950's swing to it. Uploaded 2010

"It's Late" and "I Believe What You Say" Nelson tribute to their Dad, Ricky Nelson with James Burton. swing to it.

July 18, 1969 with James Burton

{*Elvis & James Burton in red*}

Jerry Lee Lewis - James Burton - Sweet Little Sixteen (+playlist) jerry lee soso good mmm baby

Jerry Lee Lewis - James Burton - Sweet Little Sixteen (+playlist) jerry lee soso good mmm baby

Elvis' band: “In rehearsals, and on stage, Elvis keyed off the guitar,” says James Burton. “We had great eye contact. He loved guitar. If I’d play a lick or something, he would just turn around and say, ‘Yeah, baby!’ It was a great communication that all of us had.”

Rare stories from the band who backed Elvis Presley in his final years: Glen D. Hardin, James Burton, Ronnie Tutt and Jerry Scheff.

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