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Jimmy Maelen

perc, cng,
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Neleam Ymmij

Jimmy Maelen was a percussionist in the 1960s-1980s, who worked with many artists including Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Peter Gabriel, James Taylor, Dire Straits, Barry Manilow, Alice Cooper, Kiss, Madonna, Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and John Lennon. He also played on hit records by Bob James, Duran Duran, Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, Yoko Ono, Meatloaf, Alice Cooper, BJ Thomas, and many others.Jimmy Maelen died of leukemia on January 14th, 1988. He was 47 years old

  • Percussion
  • Congas
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Snow Blower on B. Baker Chocolate Co. by Various Artists
Flexible Flyer on Tailgunner by Various Artists
Carousel on B. Baker Chocolate Co. by Various Artists
Time Has Changed on Time Has Changed by Various Artists
Dancing Girl on Time Has Changed by Various Artists
Sophisticated Disco on Time Has Changed by Various Artists
Dreamer on B. Baker Chocolate Co. by Various Artists
Tailgunner on Tailgunner by Various Artists
Keep On Lovin on Best of The Soul Jazz From the Groove Merchant Vault by Various Artists
Have You Heard on Time Has Changed by Various Artists

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Sympathy For The DevilJimmy Maelen1980Album
Beats Workin'Jimmy Maelen1980Album
I'm Gonna GetchaJimmy Maelen1980Single
Run Johnny / I'm Gonna GetchaJimmy Maelen1975Single
Hurt So BadThe Latin Dimension featuring Jimmy Maelen1968Single
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