James Stewart 'Jimmy' Bain (born 19 December 1947; died 24 January 2016) was a Scottish bassist most famous for playing in the bands Rainbow and Dio with Ronnie James Dio. He worked with Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, co-writing on his solo albums.
Bain was born in Newtonmore, Highland, in Scotland. Jimmy Bain played in several provincial amateur bands as a young teen. Bain's parents and younger brothers relocated to Vancouver, Canada. By this point Bain was playing professionally in… read more
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