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Jimmy Wayne "Jimi" Jamison (August 23, 1951 – August 31, 2014) was an American rock vocalist and songwriter. He was best known as the longtime frontman of platinum selling rock bands Cobra and Survivor and as the voice and cowriter of the theme song for Baywatch.

Jimi Jamison
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Jamison (left) in 2013
Background information
Birth nameJimmy Wayne Jamison
Also known asJim Jamison
Born(1951-08-23)August 23, 1951
Mississippi, USA
OriginMemphis, Tennessee
DiedAugust 31, 2014(2014-08-31) (aged 63)
Los Angeles, California
GenresHard rock, rock, country
OccupationsSinger-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active1967–2014
LabelsScotti Bros., Frontiers, Epic, A&M, ATCO
Associated actsSurvivor, Cobra, Target, Jim Peterik, Bobby Kimball, Joe Walsh
Websitehttp://www.jimijamison.com

Jamison died on August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California from a heart attack, aged 63.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jimi Jamison DEAD - Lead singer for "Survivor" dies at 63". TMZ.com. Retrieved September 1, 2014.

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