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James McMurtry (born March 18, 1962 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a Texas rock/Texas Country singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader and occasional actor (Daisy Miller, Lonesome Dove). He performs as James McMurtry And The Heartless Bastards with veteran bandmates and rhythm section Darren Hess and Ronnie Johnson (not to be confused with the Cincinnati, OH, band Heartless Bastards).

The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash… read more

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  • surely, his new album is fantastic
  • Yes.... the new album, "Complicated Game, is amazing in it's sensitivity to circumstance and expression of situation... He speaks for so many...
  • his new album is AMAZING!
  • Complicated Game - Brilliant
  • singer songwriter slayer of words
  • In a class all by himself. A new old soul!
  • First heard "We Can't Make It Here" on an 'underground' radio show from Little Rock AR... was a fan by the end of the third verse. Saw 3 shows in less than 15 months. Great storyteller. Great musician. You MUST see this guy.
  • hi! bop away!!grooveshark!
  • Lost in the backyard...
  • Hurricane party, what a fantastic song

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