Jimmy Jones biography

Jimmy Jones

Traditional pop music, Musical Artist

1937 – 2012

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Who was Jimmy Jones?

James "Jimmy" Jones was an 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."

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Born
Jun 2, 1937
Birmingham
Also known as
  • J. Jones
  • Jimmy "Handy Man" Jones
  • Jones, Jimmy
  • Jimmie Jones
  • Jones, Jimmie
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Birmingham
Died
Aug 2, 2012
Aberdeen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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