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Jimmy Rogers R/R Singer Passed away Jan 18 2021
At age 87
By John Gavin, Thursday, January 28, 2021

 


ASJimmyRogersDiedJan182021atage88.jpgJimmy Rogers, Rock and Roll fame singer passed away on January 18, 2021 at ASJimmyRogersDebutAlbum.jpgage 87.

Jimmy Rogers fans were saddened to receive the sad news.

He was a fan favourite in the 50/60's with his 40 top hits on billboard. He had produced 4 Gold Albums and 14 Gold Singles.

His signature song , HONEYCOMB released in 1957 became a #1 hit. Other popular hit songs were, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, Oh-Oh, I'm Falling in Love Again, It's Over and many more.

On December 1, 1967, Jimmy suffered traumatic head injuries after a scuffle with a police officer who followed him off duty , stopped Jimmy and accused him of irratic driving. As a result the officer said Jimmy fell and hit his head. He called 2 other officers, threw him in Jimmy's car and took off. He was found later by a friend. It was said later that Jimmy accused his record label Roulette connected to a Mafia-head not paying Jimmy his unpaid record royalties and Jimmy felt Roulette arranged the attack.

Jimmy suffered spasmatic dysphonia for years after the attack and could hardly sing.

Jimmy made a comeback later in years and in 2010 performed to sold-out audiences.

He the wrote his autobiography called Dancing On The Moon.

After a 2010 performance, he returned home to have heart surgery after having a heart attack 3 weeks earlier.

Jimmy leaves his third wife Mary and a 32 year daughter.

No cause of death has not been announced to date.

 

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