• TCB – The Cadillac Band

    Guest artists

    Here are some of all the artists we’ve played with during the years. We will complete the list with more information as soon as possible… Some translations (like name of Swedish songs) are rather freely…

    James Burton

    james burtonJames Burton (born August 21, 1939, in Dubberly, Louisiana) is an American guitarist. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2001 (his induction speech was given by longtime fan Keith Richards), Burton has also been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Critic Mark Demming writes that “Burton has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest guitar pickers in either country or rock … Burton is one of the best guitar players to ever touch a fretboard.” James Burton is also known as the “Master of the Telecaster.” Since the 1950s, Burton has recorded and performed with an array of notable singers, including Bob Luman, Dale Hawkins, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard,Glen Campbell, John Denver, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Claude King, Elvis Costello, Joe Osborn, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell, Steve Young, Vince Gill, Suzi Quatro and Allen “Puddler” Harris.


    Tommy Allsup

    tommy allsup He worked with entertainers such as Buddy Holly and Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Allsup was touring with Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson when he lost a fateful coin toss with Valens for a seat on the plane that crashed killing Valens, Holly and Richardson on February 3, 1959. Allsup moved to Los Angeles, played with local bands, and did session work, including writing credit for the Ventures’, “Guitar Twist”. He returned to Odessa, Texas, where he worked with Ronnie Smith, and Roy Orbison, and producer Willie Nelson. In 1968, he moved to Nashville, where he did session work, and produced Bob Wills’, “24 Great Hits by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys”. In 1979, he started a club, “Tommy’s Heads Up Saloon”, in Dallas. The club was named for Allsup’s coin toss with Valens 20 years beforehand.


    Tommy Blom


    Tommy Blom, from the band Tages, passed away on Sunday May 25th 2014. We have lost a dear friend and an excellent musician. We will miss you Tommy and always remember you with joy and happiness!


    Dorsey William “Billy” Burnette III

    billy  12Billy Burnett (born May 8, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter who was part of the band Fleetwood Mac from 1987 to 1995, after that member in John Fogerty band and started a solo career, and gave out own new albums and the last one is called Rock N Roll With It.


    Claes-Göran Hederström

    claes gooran webBorn 20th Oktober 1945 in Danderyd, Stockholm, is a Swedish singer. He won the Eurovision outakes in Sweden in 1968 with “Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mej”. The song went to the number one spot on charts in Sweden.


    Karl-Gerhard Lundkvist, (Little Gerhard)

    gerhard gerhard2A rock singer and known as probably the first “King of Rock” in Sweden. Had hits like Buona Sera, What You’ve Done to Me och Den siste mohikanen. (The last of the Mohikans) He also made some recordings in Germany. In German… Together with Yvonne Olsson he participated in the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest in 1982 with the song Hand i hand med dig (Hand in hand with you).


    James Lott

    Previous boss at Sun Records and Sun Studios for more than 20 years. An excellent guitarist and singer. James has toured with Billy swan during many years. A large number of artists has done recordings in the famous studio under the supervision of James Lott.


    Joe Esposito

    joe espositoElvis Presley’s best friend and road manager for 17 year. Joe have been guest at many shows with The Cadillac band.And he was special invited guest when the band was inducted to The Rockabilly Hall of Fame 2009 in Jackson TN.


    Janne Lucas

    Janne Lucas, especially known for the songs “Växeln hallå” and “Rocky Mountain”.

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