Jimmy Clanton - Songs


Jimmy Clanton (b. 1938) is a highly acclaimed and veteran swamp pop/R&B singer and former teen idol who became famous during the late 1950s and early 1960s. In 1958, he debuted with the self-penned "Just A Dream," which topped the R&B charts, made the Pop/Rock Top 10, and became the first of several gold records. Clanton's best known songs also include "A Letter To An Angel" (1958), "Go, Jimmy, Go" (1959), "Another Sleepless Night" (1960), and "Venus In Blue Jeans" (1962).

In 1958 and 1961, respectively, Jimmy Clanton starred and performed in "Go, Johnny, Go!" and "The Teenage Millionaire." From 1972-1976, he served as a deejay at WHEX in Columbia, Pennsylvania, and he has continued to perform actively to the present day. Clanton's numerous honors and accolades include being inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and the Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2007.



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Jimmy Clanton And His Rockets

Jimmy Clanton

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