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Jimmy Castor (June 23, 1947 – January 16, 2012) was an American pop and funk musician. A master of novelty/disco funk, saxophonist Jimmy Castor started as a doo wop singer in New York. He wrote and recorded "I Promise to Remember" for Wing With the Juniors in 1956, a group whose roster included Al Casey Jr., Orton Graves, and Johnny Williams. Castor replaced Frankie Lymon in the Teenagers in 1957 before switching to sax in 1960. He appeared on several… read more

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  • that's it man, that's it. The heaven now, have a pretty groove.
  • the animal of funk. R.I.P.
  • R.I.P.
  • I first heard of the Jimmy Castor Band in the mid 70's, those days I would be dancing my socks off at Lacy Lady in Seven Kings... not anymore! Thank you Jimmy for the fond memories, fond memories. RIP
  • Rest In Power Jimmy Castor http://unprogrammedminds.wordpress.com/2012/01/17/rest-in-power-jimmy-castor/
  • Rest In Peace My Man.
  • RIP. Too many good times have been had with his music setting the tempo. Respect.
  • Jimmy was absolutely a great musician.
  • RIP Jimmy. "It's just begun" will always remain one the best b-boy anthem.

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