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Jim Gordon

dr, perc, p, *1945 US, Los Angeles
Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. James Beck Gordon

James Beck "Jim" Gordon (born July 14, 1945) is an American musician and songwriter. Gordon was a popular session drummer in the late 1960s and 1970s and was the drummer in the blues rock supergroup Derek and the Dominos. In 1983, in a psychotic episode associated with undiagnosed schizophrenia, Gordon murdered his mother and was sentenced to sixteen years to life in prison, where he remains to this day.

     
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Piano
Genres
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
These Blues on Terry Adams: Terrible by Terry Adams
How Many Times on Happy Lovin' Time - Sunshine Pop from the Garpax Vaults by Various Artists
Candle in the Darkness on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
Signs of the Times on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
Don't Take Your Heart to Heaven on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
Living that Dream on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
Down in the Valley on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
Stampede: New's of the Nineties / Front Porch (medley) on Southeast Alaska Folk Tradition, Vol. 2: Stampede and Settlement, 1898-1941 by Various Artists
You're Beautiful on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon
One Freezing Day in Winter on Candle in the darkness by Jim Gordon

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Welcome To The Canteen / 'Nuff SaidSteve Winwood, Rick Grech, Dave Mason, Jim Gordon, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood, Rebop Kwaku Baah / Ike & Tina Turner1972Album
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