Chanteur Rockabilly US né le 23 Novembre 1938 à Mariana (Arkansas). Jimmy Evans a formé son premier groupe alors qu'il était encore au collège puis passe régulièrement sur la station radio KXJK de Forest City (Arkansas). En 1954, Jimmy est auditionné par Sam Phillips, le directeur de la Sun Records de Memphis (Tennessee). Mais c'est le label Clearmont Records, de Memphis aussi, dirigé par Marshall E.Ellis, que sortira son premier single en 1962. Il passera ensuite sur Caveman, Shimmy, Rebel Ace (68) et Twin Records (84). Il fut aussi bassiste de Conway Twitty et de Ronnie Hawkins. Jimmy Evans est décédé le 3 Août 2011.

US Rockabilly singer born November 23, 1938 Mariana (Arkansas). Jimmy Evans formed his first band when he was still in college and regularly goes on the radio station KXJK Forest City (Arkansas). In 1954, Jimmy was interviewed by Sam Phillips, the director of Sun Records in Memphis (Tennessee). But it is the label Clearmont Records, Memphis also directed by Marshall E.Ellis that released his first single in 1962. It will then move on Caveman, Shimmy, Rebel Ace (68) and Twin Records (84). He was also bassist Conway Twitty and Ronnie Hawkins. Jimmy Evans passed away on August 3, 2011

Talents : Vocals, Guitar, Bass

Style musical : Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll, Traditional Country





Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10 20



1960 SP SHIMMY 1054 (US) Jimmy EVANS & JESTERS - Messy Bessy (My Girl's Name) / Since You're Gone
1962 SP GRC GRC-104 (US) Night Of The Prom / Doggin’ USA
1962 SP CAVEMAN C-502 (US) I Just Don't Love You / The Joint's Really Jumpin'
11/1962 SP CLEARMONT C-502 (US) I Just Don't Love You / The Joint's Really Jumpin'
1964 SP RIVER R-5002 (US) Fooled Again / Suspicion River
1966 SP REBEL ACE  737 (US) Give Me One More Chance / Call Me Mister Lonesome
1966 SP REBEL ACE  737 (US) (2nd issue) Dudley Do-Rite / Call Me Mister Lonesome
1972 SP RIVERTOWN RTR-101 (US) Between Midnight And Dawn / Turn Out The Lights Pull Down The Blinds
1972 SP RIVERTOWN RTR-102 (US) Mr. Blues R / Top Ten Chart Of Lonely Hearts
1979 SP RIVERTOWN RTR-103 (US) Nashville Woman/ Untill
1983 SP RIVERTOWN RTR-1028 (US) Jimmy Dale EVANS - Memphis 1955 / If It’s Love
198? SP RIVERTOWN 1192 (US)

Jimmy Dale EVANS & Nola COX - You Gave My Life New Meaning / ?

02/1984 SP TWIN TR-11982 (US) Jimmy Dale EVANS - Leaving Albuquerque / Pink Cadillac

Unissued Tracks

19?? Unissued Give Me One More Chance 
19?? Unissued J & E Twist [vers. 1]
19?? Unissued J & E Twist [vers. 2]
19?? Unissued What Am I Gonna Do


1993 CD ROCKHOUSE 9409 (NL) THE JOINT'S REALLY JUMPIN' - The Joint's Really Jumpin' / Pink Cadillac / What Am I Gonna Do / I Hate To Say Goodbye / J. & E : Twist (take 1) / 706 Union Breakdown / Johnny B. Goode / I Just Don't Love You Anymore / Little Susie / Give One More Chance / John's Place / American Sound Stomp / Call Me Mr. Lonesome / Dudley Do-Rite / Messy Bessy / J. & E : Twist (Take 2)
04/2004 CD RIVERTOWN JAG-9 (US) ARKANSAS'S BEEN ROCKIN' - Arkansas' Been Rockin' / Back In Baby's Arms / Trouble On The Line / Country Boy Singing Rock & Roll / Who's In The House With You / I've Got My Own Piece Of Heaven / Live Wire Mama / I've Got Nowhere To Go ( But Crazy) / Driftwood On The Water / Rockabilly Party Goin' On / I Love America, What About You / Memphis 1955 / She Spends, Spends, Spends / Begging For Your Love / She's In The Arms Of An Angel / Hang Tuff

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