Jimmy Clanton - Songs


Louisiana-born Jimmy Clanton was a swamp pop-R&B singer and teen idol from the late 1950s-early 1960s. In 1958, he debuted with "Just A Dream" (performed with his band, the Rockets) which topped the R&B charts and became a Top 10 Pop/Rock chart hit. Clanton's best known songs also include "A Letter to an Angel" (1958), "Go, Jimmy, Go" (1960), "Another Sleepless Night" (1960), and "Venus In Blue Jeans" (1962). His last chart hit, "Curly," was in 1969.

In 1958 and 1961, respectively, Jimmy Clanton starred and performed in "Go, Johnny, Go!" and "The Teenage Millionaire." In 2007, he was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and the Hit Parade Hall of Fame.


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Jimmy Clanton And His Rockets

Jimmy Clanton

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