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Martina Mcbride singing "A Broken Wing"

James house singing "This Is Me Missing You"

Dwight Yoakam singing "Ain't That Lonely Yet"

James House


Singer/songwriter/entertainer James House has seen the highs, lows and everything in between the business of music and life itself can deal out.  A man who has seen his name at the top of the charts, beside a Grammy nomination and on year-end top 10 lists of music critics.  A man who has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music.  A celebrated writer , James co-wrote Grammy and CMA- Song Of The Year nominated songs " A Broken Wing" for Martina McBride and Dwight Yoakam's "Ain't That Lonely Yet." Other artists to record his songs are,  Tina Turner, Olivia Newton John, Rod Stewart, Steve Holy, Sara Evans, The Warren Brothers and Steve Azar, Lori Morgan ,The Mavericks and Craig Morgan to name a few."Music has been my constant through good times and bad"Born and raised in Sacramento, James grew up in a musical family who ranched cattle  and grew alfalfa during the day and jammed together on the front porch at night .    Just out of high school he started performing as a solo acoustic act and then formed his own group, the House Band that played up and down the west coast eventually landing a record deal with Warner/Curb who changed the band's name to Prisoner. James and the band moved to Los Angeles and went on to release one single before disbanding.While living in LA James worked on many feature film soundtracks like "Teen Wolf" "Fire with Fire" Ishtar" and "Tin Cup'  and recorded a solo album for Atlantic Records that he says was a growing experience. In 1988 After hearing some of the records coming out of the new country movement in Nashville ,James decided to head east. Not long after the move, he was signed to MCA Records, where he began a string of chart hits like "Don't Quit Me Now" and "Hard Times For An Honest Man." A switch to Epic Nashville produced the critically-acclaimed Days Gone By album and yielded the hits "This Is Me Missing You," "Real Good Way To Wind Up Lonesome" and "Little By Little."Forward to 2010In the past year James has been writing and recording with a renewed purpose.  The result is a critically acclaimed EP Home Part 1 and his new CD, Living Like Me to be released summer 2010 " I'm just at that stage of my life where I want to write from my life's experiences  explore new music and make a lasting connection with my fans."  Says James