Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1980 Guitarist James Young was born in Dallas, Texas?

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Not sure who he is? He provides edgy texture to The Eli Young Band, which nets its first #1 hit with the 2011 single "Crazy Girl". Check out the video!


Here are 5 little known facts about James Young.

  • He hails from Irving, Texas.
  • He plays lead guitar.
  • Sorry ladies, he is married.
  • He attended North Texas State University with other members of the band.
  • The band made its live debut in the year 2000.