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Jason James


  1. 1.
    I've Been Drinking More
  2. 2.
    Here Comes The Heartache
  3. 3.
    Hot Mouth Mama
  4. 4.
    World Of Make Believe
  5. 5.
    Fancy Limousine
Although he grew up surrounded by country music, singer/songwriter Jason James came to the genre later.
A native of Texas City, Texas, James began playing guitar in his teens, playing in punk and alt-rock bands well into his twenties before discovering a passion for classic country and honky tonk. Changing course, he began writing country songs inspired by greats like Hank Williams and George Jones, eventually putting a band together and hitting the Texas open-mike scene. He was eventually picked up by alt-country/Americana label New West, who set him up with producer John Evans and a crew of Texas studio vets. The initial sessions were such a success that New West sent him up to Nashville to record with Keith Gattis (Willie Nelson, Dwight Yoakam), who helped him complete his self-titled debut. Released in the summer of 2015, Jason James' debut has a classy, decidedly retro feel similar to contemporaries like Sturgill Simpson and New West labelmate Robert Ellis. ~ Timothy Monger, Rovi


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