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Jimmy Jones (born June 2, 1937, Birmingham, Alabama) is an African American, singer-songwriter, who moved to New York while a teenager. According to Allmusic journalist, Steve Huey, "best known for his 1960 R&B smash, "Handy Man," Jones sang in a smooth yet soulful falsetto modeled on the likes of Clyde McPhatter and Sam Cooke."

Starting his entertainment career as a tap dancer, Jones joined a doo-wop group named The Berliners in 1954. They later changed their name to… read more

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  • Avatar for marjo47
    Always loved this fab,song
  • Avatar for Lowbacca
    utterly amazing talent
  • Avatar for lihei
    Vale.
  • Avatar for Siurol
    good time!
  • Avatar for lazycats_disya
    amazing voice
  • Avatar for S-Kayos
    lol at people tagging songs by him such as That's That Shit (Dirty) (which is really by R.Kelly -dunno how someone mixed that up)
  • Avatar for betelgeuse1960
    I just found out that 'Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was number one in the UK the week that I was born. How cool is that??!!!! What a number one to arrive to!!! Big respect to the man and the song.
  • Avatar for whiteboy32386
    yo this guy is amazing, its so hard to find his stuff though.

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