AcoustiFolk Singer/Songwriter Chapman James
Why this name?
I used my Mothers Maiden Name and my first name.
Do you play live?
I do play almost exclusively LIVE, Indiana to Alabama... even South America
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
Anybody can find anything their ears desire. That is earthshaking in itself.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Probably not.
Band History:
1965... sang 'You Are My Sunshine' & '500 Miles' to a train track in my backyard of Macon Georgia.
Been singin ever since.
Your influences?
Harry Chapin, Dan Fogelberg, Cat Stevens, Tom Pacheco, Townes Van Zandt, Mickey Newberry, Gordon Lightfoot, James & Livingston Taylor, Jim Croce, Woody & Arlo Guthrie, John Prine, Jerry Jeff Walker, Steve Goodman, Robbie Robertson, Van Morrison, Guy Clark, Jackson Browne...
Favorite spot?
San Carlos, Uruguay
Equipment used:
Classical Breedlove Pursuit named "DEBORAH", Breedlove AD25/SM 6 String Guitar named "UNCLE TED", Breedlove AJ-250_SF-12 String Guitar named "WILLIAM GORDO AXEMORE", Breedlove Passport C250/CM named "KENDRA" , Sigma EM_TB-1B 6 String Guitar named "TRISHA", Dillion J-60CE-12 String Guitar named "SEPTEMBER", Bed/Bath&Beyond Spoons
Anything else...?
CD Recordings: Chapman James CDBaby
Earl & Pollyrue 2014
Run Baby Run
Dreams
LIVE in Huntsville, AL [pic by Jackie Birchmeier]
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