James Walbourne, British singer/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist was nominated on this journey by Bernard Butler. James is one-half of The Rails– the other half being his wife, Kami Thompson. Since 2008, he has been guitarist for The Pretenders and previously was part of Ray Davies of the Kinks’s solo band and toured with The Pogues. Other notable acts he has played and recorded with include Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Davies, Edwyn Collins and the Pernice Brothers.
The Camden Town Breakdown
Recorded in Camden Town, London
James recorded this for Bert having been given the TransAcoustic guitar by Bernard Butler during Bernard’s live Boogaloo Radio show.