Jimmy Wayne Jamison was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Jamison was the frontman of the platinum-selling rock band Survivor from 1984 to 1989, a short period in 1992, from 2000 to 2006, and from 2011 until his death. Jamison is also known for having co-written and performed the theme song “I’m Always Here” for the 1990s TV series Baywatch.
|Birth name:||Jimmy Wayne Jamison|
|Also known as:||Jimi Jamison, Jim Jamison, Jamo|
|Born:||August 23, 1951, Durant, Mississippi, U.S.|
|Origin:||Raleigh, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Died:||September 1, 2014, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Genres:||Rock, Hard Rock, AOR, Pop Rock, Heavy Metal, Country|
|Instruments:||Vocals, Guitar, Piano|
|Labels:||Scotti Bros, Frontiers, Epic, A&M, ATCO|
|Associated acts:||Survivor, Cobra, Target, Jim Peterik, Bobby Kimball|
|IMDb:||Jimi Jamison’s IMDb|
About Jimi Jamison
Singer with Survivor and Cobra who was the lead vocalist on the hit single “Eye of the Tiger.” He was also a songwriter.
He became self-taught in piano and guitar as a teenager.
He is also known for the classic television theme song for the hit series Baywatch.
He moved with his single mother from Mississippi to Memphis as an infant.
He performed “Eye of the Tiger” as Manny Pacquiao’s entrance music at his 2011 title fight.
Information related to Jimi Jamison
- Survivor (band) members
- Atco Records artists
- Singers from Mississippi
- Musicians from Memphis, Tennessee
- Songwriters from Mississippi
- A&M Records artists
- Epic Records artists
- Songwriters from Tennessee
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