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Listen Listen James's real name is Herbert James and he was born on Rocklea Station, birthdate unknown. His mother was Dinah Bumbah and his step-father was Johnny. He is the brother of Mirru George (q.v.). Listen Listen James never went to school and he has worked on several stations in the Pilbara region as a stockman working with sheep and cattle.