Novelist Larry McMurtry gave his son James a guitar at the age of seven. The rest is history.
Texas legend James McMurtry has been performing alt-country, roots rock and folk in Austin since the late ’80s. In that time McMurtry has released nine studio albums and two live albums and continues to perform regularly his backing band, The Heartless Bastards, at the Continental Club.
This past February McMurtry released his album Complicated Game, which quickly reached the #4 spot on the US Folk chart and #18 on the US Top Rock Albums chart.
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