Guitariste Rockabilly US né Roland Janes le 20 Août 1933 à Brookings (Arkansas). Roland James, avec Scotty Moore et Carl Perkins, a développé le style de guitare Rockabilly à la Sun Records de Memphis (Tennessee). Il a accompagné Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich, Sonny Burgess et beaucoup d'autres. Roland James est décédé le 18 Octobre 2013.

US Rockabilly guitarist born Roland Janes August 20, 1933 in Brookings (Arkansas). Roland James, with  Scotty Moore, Carl Perkins, developed the guitar style Rockabilly at Sun Records in Memphis (Tennessee). He accompanied Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich, Sonny Burgess and many others. Roland James died October 18, 2013.

Talents : Guitar, Vocals

Style musical : Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll, Traditional Country

Guitarville (1959)

Patriotic Guitar (1959)

Little Bitty Pretty Girl (1959) (unissued) (Roland Janes / Eddie Cash (voc))

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

Single

05/1959 SP JUDD J1012 (US) Guitarville (instr.) / Patriotic Guitar (instr.)

Unissued Tracks

1959 SUN unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#5)) Guitarville [alt. vers.] (instr.)
1959 SUN unissued - (Charly CD 8318 (#16) / SAAR CD 41008 (#13)) Little Bitty Pretty Girl (Roland Janes / Eddie Cash (voc))
1959 SUN unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#6)) Patriotic Guitar [alt. vers.] (instr.)
1959 SUN unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#4)) Roland's Groove
1959 SUN unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#3) / Charly CD 8302 (#14)) Rolando [vers. 1] (instr.)
1959 SUN unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#7)) Rolando [vers. 2] (instr.)
1959 SUN unissued - (Charly CD 8302 (#15)) Uncle Sam Rock (instr.)
1960 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#8)) Red Sails In The Sunset (instr.)
1961 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#10)) Sincerely Yours (instr.)
1961-64 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#9)) Impact (instr.)
1961-64 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#15)) It's No Sin (instr.)
1961-64 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#12)) My Kind Of People (instr.)
1961-64 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#11)) Roland Slidin' Home (instr.)
1961-64 Unissued - (Bear Family LP 15340 (#13)) The Story Of My Downfall (instr.)

Album

1990 LP 12" Bear Family BFX15340 (GER)

Guitarville - Roland Janes - Guitarville (instr.) / Patriotic Guitar (instr.) / Rolando [vers. 1] (instr.) / Roland's Groove (instr.) / Guitarville [alt. vers.] (instr.) / Patriotic Guitar [alt. vers.] (instr.) / Rolando [vers. 2] (instr.) / Red Sails In The Sunset (instr.) / Impact (instr.) / Sincerely Yours (instr.) / Roland Slidin' Home (instr.) / My Kind Of People (instr.) / The Story Of My Downfall (instr.) / Don't Push Me Around (instr.) / It's No Sin (instr.)

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