Jimmy Clanton

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by Jimmy Clanton

Biography

2 September 1940, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Pop vocalist Clanton celebrated his 18th birthday with his co-written debut hit, the R&B ballad ‘Just A Dream’, at number 4 in the US Hot 100. His smooth singing style appealed to the teen market and his subsequent releases were aimed in that direction. These included ‘My Own True Love’, which used the melody of ‘Tara’s Theme’ from Gone With The Wind. The title track of the movie Go, Johnny, Go!, in which he... Read more

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oldies
60s
50s
country
rock and roll
male vocalists
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