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James E. Belken, Sr
Birth: May 25, 1931
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 2000
Garland
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Accomplished fiddle player, having played for some of the top names in Country and Western Swing music, including Bob Wills, Hank Thompson, Ray Price, Merle Haggard, Red Foley, Willie Nelson, Mel Tillis and many others. His career spanned 5 decades. He appeared on many televised music shows including Austin City Limits and Ozark Jubilee. He played for 3 presidents: Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Jimmy was inducted into the The Cowtown Society of Western Music in Fort Worth, Texas in the spring of 2000. (bio by: M. Littlejohn) 
 
Burial:
Restland Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: M. Littlejohn
Record added: May 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8721024
James E. Belken, Sr
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James E. Belken, Sr
Added by: Marilyn Lawrence
 
James E. Belken, Sr
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- She Who Remembers
 Added: Nov. 18, 2014

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Nov. 14, 2014

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
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