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Jimmy Witherspoon (August 8, 1920 - September 18, 1997) was an American singer.

James John (Jimmy) Witherspoon, also known by the nickname “Spoon”, was a versatile "blues shouter" who achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the genres of blues, , and . His 1947 recording “Ain’t Nobody’s Business” was a hit in 1949 and became his signature song.

His date of birth is usually given as August 8, 1923, but some sources give the birth… read more

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  • Avatar for granpubah
    And he DJ'd on Sunday nights for KMET. 2 hours of straight ahead blues.
  • Avatar for IamFlood
    Dude sure makes multiplication soulful.
  • Avatar for sebastiano_riva
    Great Style!
  • Avatar for williamherbert
    Anyone have an mp3 copy of "Look at Granny Run Run"? I have his album "The Blues Singer" on vinyl and that's the best version of the song I've ever heard. I can't find the mp3 anywhere, not even iTunes. Anyone have it?
  • Avatar for Ton87
    and really nice jazzy blues and rnb of course
  • Avatar for Ton87
    fine moustache!
  • Avatar for SYL2Oh
    First shout for Spoon this great singer who began at the age of blues shouters! It was shown in all genres of popular music, from jazz to soul, not to mention an incurtion into the world of rock.

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