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James Witherspoon (August 8, 1920 – September 18, 1997) was an American jump blues singer. Witherspoon was born in Gurdon, Arkansas. He first attracted attention singing in Calcutta, India, with Teddy Weatherford's band, which made regular radio broadcasts over the . Armed Forces Radio Service during World War II. Witherspoon made his first records with Jay McShann's band in 1945.
He crossed over into rock, jazz, and R&B territory, but his deep, mellow voice rendered him a fine blues singer.
Listen to music from Jimmy Witherspoon like I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town, When the Lights Go Out & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Jimmy Witherspoon. I think the one thing that set Jimmy W apart from the other soul-blues singers was that his voice was mesmerizing, to me anyway. He had the ability to connect me to the song he sang
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Learn about and follow jazz musician Jimmy Witherspoon (Vocalist) at All About Jazz. One of the great post-war blues shouters, Jimmy Witherspoon, or 'Spoon, as he's known throughout the jazz and blues world, straddled the line between blues and jazz, becoming an integral participant in the history of both of these classic genres of American music. Born August 8, 1923, in Gurdon, Arkansas, the young James Witherspoon sang in church choirs much like his railroad worker father. Confidence came early as he won first prize in a singing competition at the age of five.
Jimmy Witherspoon & Robben Ford - Live - Full Album. Jimmy Witherspoon - No Rollin' Blues. In the 1970s he also recorded the album Guilty! (later released on CD as Black & White Blues) with Eric Burdon and featuring Ike White & the San Quentin Prison Band. He then toured with a band of his own featuring Robben Ford and Russ Ferrante. A recording from this period, Spoonful, featured 'Spoon accompanied by Robben Ford, Joe Sample, Cornell Dupree, Thad Jones and Bernard Purdie