Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones

Real Name:
James Jones
Jimmy "Handyman" Jones is an afro-american soul singer and songwriter who moved to New York City while a teenager. In 1954 he joined his first doo wop group, the Berliners, who soon changed their name to the Sparks of Rhythm. He formed one year later his own group, the Savoys. They recorded for Savoy Records in 1956, then jumped to Rama and changed their name to the Pretenders. Jones embarked on a solo career in 1959, with the help of producer Otis Blackwell. He had a few hits in the beginning of the 60s, including "Handy Man".

Born: June 02, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama (USA).
Died: August 02, 2012 in Aberdeen, North Carolina (USA).

NOTE! Do not mistake with Jimmy Jones (3), an American jazz pianist and arranger, Chicago soul producer James L. Jones., or house DJ Jimmy Jones (4)
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Jimmy Jones Discography


SE3847 Jimmy Jones Good Timin' (Album) MGM Records SE3847 US 1960 Sell This Version
SR 1000-1 Jimmy "Handyman" Jones* And Family* Jimmy "Handyman" Jones* And Family* - Handyman's Back In Town (Part II)(LP, Album) Jen-Jillus Records SR 1000-1 US 1977 Sell This Version
SR-200-1 Jimmy "Handyman" Jones* Timin(LP) Jen-Jillus Records SR-200-1 US 1978 Sell This Version
303172 Jimmy Jones The Original Handy Man(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 303172 UK 1996 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

K9049 Jimmy Jones Handy Man (Single) MGM Records K9049 US 1959 Sell This Version
5-9339 Jimmy Jones You For Me To Love / Whenever You Need Me (Single) Epic 5-9339 US 1959 Sell This Version
LL 2075 Conway Twitty / Jimmy Jones Conway Twitty / Jimmy Jones - Lonely Blue Boy / Handy Man MGM Records LL 2075 Japan 1959 Sell This Version
45-MGM-1103 Jimmy Jones Ready For Love / For You MGM Records 45-MGM-1103 UK 1960 Sell This Version
K9076 Jimmy Jones Itchin' (Single) Cub K9076 US 1960 Sell This Version
K9072 Jimmy Jones I Just Go For You (Single) Cub K9072 US 1960 Sell This Version
HK 5014 Jimmy Jones Good Timin' / My Precious Angel (Single) MGM Records HK 5014 Netherlands 1960 Sell This Version
45-MGM-1078 Jimmy Jones Good Timin' / Handy Man (Single) MGM Records 45-MGM-1078 UK 1960 Sell This Version
MGMEP745 Jimmy Jones Jimmy Handyman Jones(7", EP) MGM Records MGMEP745 UK 1960 Sell This Version
EPF-39 Dick Caruso, Jimmy Jones Dick Caruso, Jimmy Jones - I'll Tell You In This Song / Blue Denim / The Search Is Over / Handy Man(7", EP, Mono) MGM Records EPF-39 France 1960 Sell This Version
45-MGM 1123 Jimmy Jones I Told You So / You Got It (Single) Cub 45-MGM 1123 US 1960 Sell This Version
45-MGM-1146 Jimmy Jones Mr. Music Man / Holler Hey (Single) MGM Records 45-MGM-1146 UK 1961 Sell This Version
EPF MGM 53 Jimmy Jones Handy Man / Good Timin'(7", EP) MGM Records EPF MGM 53 France 1961 Sell This Version
HT 057-21 Jimmy Jones Good Timin'(7", EP) MGM Records, Hispavox HT 057-21 Spain 1961 Sell This Version
63-3021 Jimmy Jones Mr. Fix-It(7") Vee Jay Records 63-3021 US 1963 Sell This Version
R-4608 Jimmy Jones Pardon Me / Walkin' Roulette R-4608 US 1965 Sell This Version
P-988 Jimmy Jones Don't You Just Know It (Single) Parkway P-988 US 1966 Sell This Version
682 Jimmy Jones 39-21-40 Shape (Single) Bell Records 682 US 1967 Sell This Version
BELL 689 Jimmy Jones True Love Ways / Snap My Fingers (Single) Bell Records BELL 689 US 1967 Sell This Version
JJ-701 Jimmy [Handyman] Jones* The Man From Candyland(7") Jen-Jillus Records JJ-701 US 1974 Sell This Version
M.M. 11/12 Jimmy Jones Swing Your Daddy (Maxi) Music Master Benelux M.M. 11/12 Belgium 1982 Sell This Version

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