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Jimmy Scott

Jimmy Scott

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Last Night A Record Changed My Life: Jimmy Scott on Ray Charles And Betty Carter

Interview by Chris Ingham, MOJO, 2001

I WAS IN the Lionel Hampton band in ’49. Betty joined months after me, we picked her up in Detroit. We never sang together, everybody ...

Jimmy Scott: Little Boy Lost

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Dellar, MOJO, October 2005

Today, Jimmy Scott is a legend, revered by Lou Reed and Madonna for his ethereal, unearthly soprano. But for years he languished in anonymity, battling ...

Singer Jimmy Scott Dies at 88

Obituary by Jeff Tamarkin, JazzTimes, 13 June 2014

JIMMY SCOTT, whose distinctively high contralto voice — caused by a rare genetic condition called Kallmann's syndrome — gave his music a purity and youthfulness ...


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