Jim Keltner




Rating
Active
1971
Born
April 27, 1942 in Tulsa
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Biography
James Lee "Jim" Keltner (born April 27, 1942) is an American drummer known primarily for his session work. He has contributed to the work of many well-known artists. Keltner is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was characterized as "the leading session drummer in America" by Bob Dylan biographer Howard Sounes. Career: Keltner was initially inspired to start playing because of an interest in jazz, but the popularity of jazz was declining during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and it was the explosion of pop/rock in the mid-1960s that enabled him to break into recording work in Los Angeles.

Top Songs by Jim Keltner


Happiness Is a Warm Gun

by Brandon Curtis, Bruce Williamson, Robert Carlisle, Selma Hayek, , Jay Bellerose, Mark Stewart, , Mike Elizondo &

Oh! Darling

by Brandon Curtis, Martin Luther "M.L." McCoy, Bruce Williamson, Robert Carlisle, , Jay Bellerose, Mark Stewart, & Mike Elizondo

I Am the Walrus

by Brandon Curtis, Secret Machines, Bruce Williamson, Robert Carlisle, , Jay Bellerose, Mark Stewart, , Mike Elizondo &

Let It Be

by Brandon Curtis, Bruce Williamson, Robert Carlisle, , Jay Bellerose, Mark Stewart, Timothy T. Mitchum, , Mike Elizondo &

Hitchcock Railway

by Alan Spenner, Jim Karstein, Felix "Flaco" Falcon, Neil Hubbard, Chris Stainton, Bobby Keyes &

Strawberry Fields Forever

by Brandon Curtis, Bruce Williamson, Robert Carlisle, , Jay Bellerose, Mark Stewart, , Mike Elizondo, & Josh Garza

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