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Jimmy Clanton was born 2 September 1940 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, and formed his first band in 1956 while in high school.

One of the few white singers to come out of the New Orleans R&B/rock & roll sound (he was known as the "swamp pop R&B teenage idol"), he rode the crest of the popular teen music wave in the 1950s and '60s with such songs as 'Just a Dream' and 'Venus in Blue Jeans'. He even… read more

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  • Avatar for marcy50
    Just always loved this guy,,fun listening to him~
  • Avatar for bayo3345
    I will never forget this guy...early 60's we went to see him and my boyfriend (later husband) just had to go outside and have a drink..I missed seeing him...should have been one of my first clues to how my life was going to go...But young love, who can tell them anything...
  • Avatar for TippinMyStuff
    One of the best songs...
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    I am looking for a copy of Hurting Each Other --- anyone????

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