Robert James recorded under the name of Jerry Roberts for E.C.I. Records in USA.
I am proud to say that I am now an AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN.
My wife Lynley Joy, and I have invested in the latest, high quality equipment to produce an excellent quality of sound. Due to the variety of styles and repertoire of songs, Robert James has been highly sought after as house band for many night clubs.
The style and quality of music performed by Robert James is ideally suited for a wide range of venues, both indoor and outdoor.
Venues such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, private parties, sports clubs, dinner clubs, night clubs, dance clubs, rodeos and country shows, Hits of 50’s to 90’s and Karaoke.
USA Nationwide Hits –
America The Freedom Land and The Other Side Of Town
Robert James has performed in -
Some of the foremost prestigious nightclubs from coast to coast of USA, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and Hawaii.
Vegas at the MGM Grand, Fremont Club and the Golden Nugget over a period of five years as the first act.
Television program in Sacramento California and has guest starred on various radio programs with such stars as Cliffy Stone’s Hometown Jamboree, Paul Westmorland, Detour Inn and played “The Alley” in Nashville Tennessee.
As warm up with such artists as Marty Robbins, Buck Owens, Lefty Frizzel, Red Sovine, Charlie Pride, Ray Price, Merle Haggard and numerous other Country-Western performing artists.
Performed as solo artist at the G Bar G Night Club in Mesa Arizona for a period of four and a half years, six nights a week to a standing room only crowd.
Robert James has been handled by some of the top booking agents in the USA.
Robert James plays bass, rhythm, lead guitar, keyboard and sings lead and background vocals.
He works essentially to the audience, singing most requests, as his repertoire consists of over 2,800 songs in various styles of music. This ability has brought him great popularity and held him in high esteem in the music industry.
Lynley Joy is a harmony and backup singer.
NOW FOR THE AUSTRALIAN PERFORMANCES
Want to hear what Robert James sounds like then listen to these great country radio programs.
You can always ring and ask for a request Coast fm 8371 1000
or give Adelaide Radio DJs a wake up call on 8303 5000
88.7 Coast fm Country Roundup with Chris Hill Saturday 2pm - 4pm
101.5 Radio Adelaide Wally Sparrow Saturday morning 6am - 9am
Robert James sings the “Golden Oldies”, songs you’ve not heard for years, not to mention music that has Line Dancers, wearing out the soles of their “boots”!
Robert James has been asked if he plans to record some of his own songs, in the future; yes, but at the moment he enjoys singing the old standards. And I quote the great song writer Willie Nelson, when releasing his latest CD said “I enjoy doing “standards” because you know they’re great songs.”
Robert James has enjoyed performing for lovers of country music at a variety of venues in the Barossa Valley, such as Lyndoch Hotel Red Room, Weintal Hotel-Resort, and 18 months as House Band at the Barossa Junction Hotel-Resort and Vintage Car Museum, Line Dancers from Waikerie to Adelaide and recently for The National Cadillac Club of Australia at the Peter Lehmann Winery “Redemption Cellar”.
Robert James has also done “walk-ups” at the Barossa Country Music Club, Gawler Country Music Club and as guest at Open Country. He would be delighted to be invited to perform at other Country Music Clubs and Line Dancing Clubs.
Able to produce a Live Band Sound, Robert James’ musical talent allows him to play rhythm and lead guitar, whilst playing “bass rhythm machine” with his foot. Not to mention singing lead and background vocals, covering a wide variety of styles of songs, all at the same time.
Robert James is also happy to “take requests” from the audience of their favourite songs, and with a repertoire of 2800 songs he’s bound to know it.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
Since arriving in Australia Robert James has recorded six CD’s – the first four CDs recorded live, these are available for sale at a bargain price of $15 each plus shipping & handling of $5.00.
Timeless Country Classics