James Gurley

James Gurley bio

Birth Name: James Gurley

Occupation: Guitarist

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: December 22, 1939

Date Of Death: December 20, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

James Gurley was born on the 22nd of December, 1939. He was popular for being a Guitarist. Guitarist for the psychedelic rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company.

James Gurley was born in Michigan. He spent four years at the Catholic Brothers of the Holy Cross church, preparing for a career in the clergy. He taught himself guitar, practicing for hours on end, but without a formal lesson in his life.

James Gurley was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Gurley was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Gurley is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Gurley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Gurley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Gurley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Gurley was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Gurley
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: James Gurley was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James Gurley was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: James Gurley had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

James Gurley’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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