James has been performing many styles of music since his teenage years. Ranging solo acoustic performances, to cabaret to rock shows.

During the 90’s James made an appearance on The Good Morning Show with John Mangos on Channel 7 and fronted two Sydney cover bands “The Underdogs” and “The Real Gone Cats”These groups provided support acts for Jenny Morris, John Paul Young, Chubby Checker, .Pat Boone and Mondo Rock.  He also performed on stage with Kevin Borich and provided support for Australian music icons such as: Daryl Braithwaite, Dave Warner and Joe Camilleri. In 1998, James toured Australia and New Zealand performing as Johnny O’Keefe in the Elvis & Johnny O’Keefe Tribute Show. James’ current portfolio of performances includes Uncut Diamond, the Neil Diamond Tribute Event featuring James as Neil Diamond, supported by his fabulous six-piece show band. He is now the star of the exciting new tribute event…“Glory Days – The Boss Experience”
 
Sample Song List ( All covers )
Air Tonight…Phil Collins
Better Be Home Soon…Crowded House
Better Man…Pearl Jam
Big Yellow Taxi…Counting Crows
Blister In The Sun…Blink 182
Body Is A Wonderland…John Mayer
Boys Light Up…Aussie Crawl
Brass In Pocket…Pretenders
Breakfast At Tiffany’s…Deep Blue Something
Brilliant Disguise…Bruce Springsteen
Brown Eyed Girl…Van Morrison
Centrefold…J Geils Band
Cherry Bomb…John Cougar
Cherry Cherry…Neil Diamond
Cracklin’ Rosie…Neil Diamond
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Dancing In The Dark…Bruce Springsteen
Drift Away…Dobie Gray
Faith…George Michael
Fire…Bruce Springsteen
Folsom Prison Blues…Johnny Cash
Gambler…Kenny Rogers
Horse With No Name…America
I’m A Believer…Neil Diamond
Is She Really Going Out With Him…Joe Jackson
Jack & Diane…John Cougar
Joker…Steve Miller Band
Joyride…Roxette
Kentucky Woman…Neil Diamond
Layla…Eric Clapton
Lightning Crashes…LiveLive It Up…Mental As Anything
Long Train Running…Doobie Brothers
Long Way To The Top…AC/DC

Looking Out My Back Door…Creedence
Losing My Religion…R.E.M
Love Her Madly…Doors
Mamma Don’t Dance…Kenny Loggins
Most People I Know…Billy Thorpe
Pretty Woman…Roy Orbison
Proud Mary…Creedence
Reckless…James Reyne
Rhinestone Cowboy…Glen Campbell
Shout…Johhny O’Keefe

Sister Golden Hair…America
Solitary Man…Neil Diamond
Songbird…Bernard Fanning
Sorrow…David Bowie
Stairway To Heaven…Led Zepellin
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around…Stevie Nicks/Tom Petty
Stuck In The Middle…Steelers Wheel
Summer Of 69’…Bryan Adams
Sweet Caroline…Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama…Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy…Eagles
The Horses…Daryl Braithwaite
Throw Your Arms…Hunters & Collectors
Time Of Your Life…Green Day
Tip Of My Tongue…Diesel
To Her Door…Paul Kelly
Under The Bridge…Chilli Peppers
Venus…Bananarama
Wild World…Cat Stevens
Wonderwall…Oasis
Working Class Man…Cold Chisel