Jimmy Clanton (born September 2, 1938, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer who became known as the "swamp pop R&B teenage idol". His band recorded a hit song "Just A Dream" which Clanton had written in 1958 for the Ace Records label. It reached number four on the Billboard chart and sold a million copies. Clanton performed on Dick Clark's American Bandstand and toured with popular artists like Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Platters.
Clanton formed his first band called the Rockets in 1956 while attending Baton Rouge High School.
One of the few white singers to come out of the New Orleans R&B/rock & roll sound, he rode the crest of the popular teen music wave in the 1950s and 1960s. His records charted in the U.S. Top 40 seven times (all released on Ace); his Top 10 records were: the song "Just a Dream," (Pop #4, R&B #1 in August 1958, creditedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Just a Dream [1959, альбом]
- Venus in Blue Jeans [1962, альбом]
- Venus in Blue Jeans / Highway Bound [1962, сингл]
- Hurting Each Other / Don't Keep Your Friends Away [1965, сингл]
- The Very Best of Jimmy Clanton [сборник]
|A Letter To An Angel||
|A Part Of Me||
|Another Sleepless Night||
|Darkest Street In Town||
|Go Jimmy Go||
|Just A Dream||
|Venus In Blue Jeans||
|Venus In Blue Jeans Original||