James McMurtry is the son of Larry McMurtry (author of Lonesome Dove, and Terms of Endearment).
Too Long in the Wasteland - released in 1989 was produced by John Mellencamp.
In 1996, He received a Grammy nomination for his Long Form Music Video of -Where'd You Hide The Body-.
1997s -It Had To Happen- received the American Indie Award for Best Americana Album.
2004 released -Live in Aught-Three-.
2005 and 2006 -Childish Things- was No.1 for six weeks.
2008 -Just Us Kids- received Americana Music Award nominations.
2009 -Live in Europe- was released.
2015 -Complicated Game- released.