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Jimmy Norman

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b. 12 August 1937, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Norman is certainly among the many talented and ubiquitous R&B performers who’ve had a humble but unforgettable effect on the music picture. His initial professional knowledge was as an associate of the LA group the Chargers, who documented several doo-wop information for RCA Information during 1958-59. The Chargers split up in 1959 and Norman started recording being a single act under manufacturer H.B. Barnum, latterly using the Robins. In 1960 he and Barnum, within an random group known as the Dyna-Sores, documented an effective cover version from the Hollywood Argyles’ melody ‘Alley-Oop’, and their edition managed to get to amount 59 in the pop graphs. Norman’s single career then became popular when he attained a regional achievement using the haunting ‘Right here Comes The Evening’ in 1961. The next calendar year he reached the nationwide graphs with the unforgettable New Orleans-styled ‘I Don’t Appreciate You No Even more’ (quantity 21 R&B, quantity 47 pop). Norman by no means again matched up these accomplishments, but his wonderful ‘Love Is Fantastic’ was an east coastline strike in 1963. Norman experienced one other nationwide graph record, ‘Can You Blame Me’ (quantity 35 R&B), in 1966. He done and off for the Coasters through the past due 60s, and from 1973 onwards was a completely fledged person in the Cornell Gunter-led Coasters, one of the competing within the revival circuit throughout that period. In the first 70s Norman documented several singles because of this Coasters group over the Turntable label, and produced some information as lead vocalist in Eddie Palmieri’s Latin-R&B fusion group, the Harlem River Get. In 1975 Norman came back to single recording, launching some singles for Buddah Information. It had been over ten years afterwards when he finally got the opportunity to record his initial album, Home, that was released in 1987 over the small BadCat label. After departing the Coasters in 1998, Norman documented a second record for Badcat. Another album implemented in 2004 on Judy Collins’ Wildflower Information label.

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Full Name Jimmy Norman
Died November 8, 2011, New York City, New York, United States
Profession Songwriter
Nationality American
Awards Independent Music Award for Best Album - Blues
Music Groups The Coasters
Music Songs Charlie Brown, Poison Ivy, I Don't Love You No More, Gangster of Love, Here Comes the Night, Little Pieces, Here Comes the Night, Pt. 1, This I Beg of You, Love Is Wonderful, Nag, Miracle Worker, I'm Leaving, Strange Suspicion, Can You Blame Me, You Crack Me Up, Collector of Keys, I Know I'm in Love, Tell Her for Me, I'll Never Be Free, You're Only Hurting Yourself, D.W. Washington, Shake 'em Up and Let 'em Roll, Time Is On My Side, This Old World, Any Day Now
Albums Little Pieces, Tobacco Road, The Way I See It, The Coasters' Greatest Hits, Coasters / The Drifters / The Coasters, The Very Best of the Coasters, 50 Coastin' Classics, The Coasters 20 Greatest Hits, The Ultimate Coasters


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