Jimmy Stafford

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Jimmy Stafford
Birth name James Stafford
Born (1964-04-26) April 26, 1964 (age 50)
Morris, Illinois, U.S.
Genres Rock, pop, pop rock
Occupation(s) Guitarist, musician
Instruments lead guitar, mandolin, ukulele, slide guitar
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts Train, Apostles
Website savemesanfrancisco.com

Jimmy Stafford born (April 26, 1964) is the lead guitarist and original member of the Grammy award winning band Train.

Early life[edit]

Jimmy Stafford was born and raised in Morris, Illinois. Stafford Moved to Los Angeles after High School. He played in bands since the age of 12. Graduated from the musician's Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California.

Musical career[edit]

Prior to joining Train, Stafford was a member of the band The Apostles along with former Train members Charlie Colin and Rob Hotchkiss. The group released a self titled album in 1992. In 1994 Rob Hotchkiss called him and invited to move North to San francisco to start a new band with him and Pat Monahan.


Main article: Train discography

Personal life[edit]

Stafford has also written his first book, a novel, titled "The Guitar on the Wall" that is due to be released after the completion of Train's tour for the album Save Me, San Francisco. Stafford married his longtime girlfriend Lindsay McCutcheon in April 2013. They have been dating since 2009.


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