Jimmy Jones



Jimmy Jones

Rating
Active
1954 to 2012
Born
December 30, 1918 in Memphis
Died
April 29, 1982
Location
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
A.K.A.
jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975
Biography
Jimmy Jones (born June 2, 1937, Birmingham, Alabama) is an African American, singer-songwriter, who moved to New York while a teenager. According to Allmusic journalist, Steve Huey, "best known for his 1960 R&B smash, "Handy Man," Jones sang in a smooth yet soulful falsetto modeled on the likes of Clyde McPhatter and Sam Cooke." Starting his entertainment career as a tap dancer, Jones joined a doo-wop group named The Berliners in 1954. They later changed their name to Sparks Of Rhythm.[1] In 1955 Jones co-wrote "Handy Man", which was recorded by the Sparks Of Rhythm in 1956 (after Jones left the group).

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Go With The Flo (a Flo Rida Tribute)

Go With The Flo (a Flo Rida Tribute)

Jimmy Jones October 24, 2017

8 Tracks

Classics by Jimmy Jones

Classics by Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones March 8, 2017

17 Tracks

Absolutely The Best Of Jimmy Jones

Absolutely The Best Of Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones April 22, 2016

14 Tracks

Sings with Jimmy Jones

Sings with Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones September 1, 2015

12 Tracks

Never Had It So Good

Never Had It So Good

Jimmy Jones April 28, 2015

17 Tracks

Classic and Collectable - Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'

Classic and Collectable - Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'

Jimmy Jones March 28, 2015

12 Tracks

Level Of Emotion

Level Of Emotion

Jimmy Jones February 28, 2015

12 Tracks

Broken Colour

Broken Colour

Jimmy Jones January 15, 2015

12 Tracks

Leisure Time

Leisure Time

Jimmy Jones August 22, 2014

12 Tracks

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