James "Jim" Keays (9 September 1946 – 13 June 2014) was a Scottish-born Australian singer-songwriter and musician. He was best known for fronting the hard rock band The Masters Apprentices from 1965 until 1972. He performed also as a bass guitarist. Until his death, he had been active since 1964. He was later a solo musician and a member of the band Cotton Keays & Morris with Darryl Cotton and Russell Morris from 2000 until 2012.
- Shedden, Ian (13 June 2014). "Master's Apprentices frontman Jim Keays dead at 67". The Australian. Retrieved 13 June 2014.