James’ legendary guitar solos can be found in the next books. Some books also come with a cd so you can listen to the solos and try to play them with the tablature. Click on the cover to buy the book at Amazon.com.
Shreveport Sounds in Black and White
To borrow words from Stan “The Record Man” Lewis, Shreveport, Louisiana, is one of this nation’s most important “regional-sound cities.” Its musical distinctiveness has been shaped by individuals and ensembles, record label and radio station owners, announcers and disc jockeys, club owners and sound engineers, music journalists and musicians. The area’s output cannot be described by a single genre or style. Rather, its music is a kaleidoscope of country, blues, R&B, rockabilly, and rock.
Shreveport Sounds in Black and White presents that evolution in a collection of scholarly and popular writing that covers institutions and people who nurtured the musical life of the city and surroundings. The contributions of icons like Leadbelly and Hank Williams, and such lesser-known names as Taylor-Griggs Melody Makers and Eddie Giles come to light. New writing explores the famed Louisiana Hay-ride, musicians Jimmie Davis and Dale Hawkins, local disc jockey “Dandy Don” Logan, and KWKH studio sound engineer Bob Sullivan. With glimpses into the lives of original creators, Shreveport Sounds in Black and White reveals the mix that emerges from the ongoing interaction between the city’s black and white musicians.
25 Great Country Guitar Solos
From Merle Travis and Chet Atkins to Vince Gill and Brad Paisley, this book/CD pack offers an inside look at the genesis of country guitar. Provides solo transcriptions in notes and tab, lessons on how to play them, guitarist bios, equipment notes, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every solo in the book, and features Amazing Slow Downer software so Mac and PC users can adjust the recordings to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: Country Boy * Foggy Mountain Special * Folsom Prison Blues * Hellecaster Theme * Hello Mary Lou * I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail * The Only Daddy That Will Walk the Line * Please, Please Baby * Sugarfoot Rag * and more.
Country Licks for Guitar
Steve Trovato and Jerome Arnold: This unique package examines the lead guitar licks of the masters of country guitar, such as Chet Atkins, Jimmy Bryant, James Burton, Albert Lee, Scotty Moore and many others! Reh Publications. CD only. With notes and tablature. Size 9×12 inches. 32 pages. Published by Hal Leonard.
Genuine Rockabilly Guitar Hits
Here are the artistst represented: Rick Nelson with James Burton, Gene Vincent, Cliff Gallup, Carl Perkins, Elvis Prelsey with Scotty Moore, Buddy Holly, Rosanne Cash with Albert Lee, Bill Haley & the Comets, Johnny Burnette and the Rock and Roll Trio with Paul Burlison, The Stray Cats with Brian Setzer, Eddie Cochrane, Dale Hawkins with James Burton, The Everly Brothers with Chet Atkins For guitar and voice. Format: guitar tablature songbook. With guitar tablature, standard notation, vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. Rockabilly. Series: Hal Leonard Guitar Recorded Versions. 152 pages. 9×12 inches. Published by Hal Leonard. )
Great Rockabilly Guitar Solos
18 songs, transcribed note-for-note, as performed by these outstanding artists: Carl Perkins, Elvis Prelsey, Buddy Holly, Rick Nelson, Eddie Cochran, James Burton, The Stray Cats and Ricky Skaggs. For guitar and voice. Format: guitar tablature songbook. With guitar tablature, standard notation, vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, introductory text, instructional text and discography. Rockabilly. Series: Hal Leonard Guitar Recorded Versions. 112 pages. 9×12 inches. Published by Hal Leonard.
Fender Guitar Classics Vol. 1:
Burn up the fretwires! From crunch to twang, all the great Tele sounds are covered here. With a style analysis for each artist and technique, and performance notes for each song, youÕll easily unlock the secrets of country, rockabilly, and blues as played by such luminaries as James Burton, Albert Collins, Muddy Waters, Albert Lee, Keith Richards, Don Rich, Ray Flacke, and Danny Gatton. Songs include: Suzie Q * Collins Mix * SheÕs Nineteen Years Old * Highway 40 Blues * Streets Of Bakersfield * and more.
Playing in the Style of The Fender® Telecaster Greats
Acclaimed LA guitarist and songwriter Troy Dexter discusses the classic Telecaster sound, pick-up configuration and body style, and looks at the artists that have unlocked its secrets. He breaks down the signature riffs of James Burton and Steve Cropper, the blues rock styles of Johnny Lang, and the special tuning and chord voicings of Keith Richards. Troy then goes step-by-step through the jazzy country style of Danny Gatton, the unique chord voicings of Andy Summers, the blues licks of Albert Lee, and lots more. Star Licks Master Sessions (Instructional video). VHS Video. Size 4.7×8 inches. Published by Star Licks. (SL324039)
Elvis Presley: The Guitars of Elvis By Wolf Marshall
This book is a step-by-step breakdown of the playing techniques of Scotty Moore, Hank Garland, and James Burton. Includes instructional book and accompaniment CD. With standard guitar notation, guitar tablature, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, guitar notation legend, introductory text, instructional text and black & white photos. Rock ‘n’ roll and rockabilly. Series: Hal Leonard Signature Licks . 72 pages. 9×12 inches. Published by Hal Leonard.
Fender Telecaster: The Detailed Story of America’s Senior Solid Body Electric Guitar
By A.R. Duchossoir Special Foreword by James Burton and Albert Lee. The Fender Telecaster is regarded as the first commercially successful solid body electric ‘Spanish’ guitar. Designed by Leo Fender at a time when the words rock and roll were not even coined, the ‘Telly’ is the senior member of a family of instruments whose sounds and looks helped revolutionize the world of popular music. This book relates the story of Telecaster Guitars since 1950 – everything you ever wanted to know is explored through lots of color and black and white photos, charts and interviews. 9 inch. x 12 inch..
Arlen Roth’s Masters of The Telecaster
Perhaps no other instrument in history has had such a profound effect on the history, style and development of popular music as the Fender Telecaster. This book provides deep insights into the history and uses of this fantastic instrument, including licks, solos and techniques of all the great ‘Telemasters’ and influences on blues, country, R&B, and rock. Also includes over 140 music examples in standard notation, tablature, and on the enclosed recordings plus hundreds of photos and more.