Bio – James Harrah


An American guitar player and songwriter, James Harrah began his illustrious career as Rickie Lee Jones’ guitar player, then signed on as Madonna’s guitar player for the “Virgin” and “Who’s That Girl?” tours.

His first solo album was “Words Fail Me;”

His “Light Years Away” is due for release.

A “first call” guitarist for studio and touring, he lends his unique style to such diverse artists as Jane Child, Herbie Hancock, Melissa Etheridge, Andrae Crouch, Al Jarreau, Leonard Cohen, Jewel, and Ziggy Marley.

He’ll appear on the 2020 Huey Lewis & the News album.

James credits his mother Allegra, an opera singer, and his 7 siblings who harmonized with him – for his love of music.

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