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Jimmy Young

voc, 1921-2016 GB
Singer of Pop
A.k.a. Leslie Ronald Young

English singer and radio presenter, born September 21, 1921 in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England - died 7 November 2016. He started his career as a singer in the 1950's, his most known recordings include "Unchained Melody" (1955) and "The Man from Laramie" (1955). In 1967 he started working as a disc jockey and radio interviewer for BBC Radio 1, moving to BBC Radio 2 in 1973, where he had his own show until 2002. He was awarded OBE in 1979, CBE in 1993, and in 2002, he was knighted for services to broadcasting.

        
Genres
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Eternally on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
Too Young on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
Unchained Melody on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
The Man from Laramie on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
More on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
Unchained Melody on My Favorite Song by Jimmy Young
Faith Can Move Mountains on Eternally... Yours by Jimmy Young
I'm so Tired of Being Alone on Spotlight, Vol. 2 by Jimmy Young
Times Are Tight - Vocal on Times Are Tight by Jimmy Young
Too Young - Edit on Unforgettable Favourites of the '50s by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Warm And WillingJimmy Young2006Single
The Night Is Young And Singles Compilation 1952-57Jimmy Young2003Compil.
Too YoungJimmy Young2002Compil.
This Is Jimmy YoungJimmy Young1980Album
Too YoungJimmy Young1980Compil.
Too YoungJimmy Young1980Single
Invites You To Do The Londis One StepJimmy Young1980Single
Miss YouJimmy Young1976Single
Mister SunshineJimmy Young1972Single
T.T.T.J.Y.S.Jimmy Young1970Album
The World Of Jimmy YoungJimmy Young1969Album
The World Of Jimmy YoungJimmy Young1969Album
You, No One But YouJimmy Young1969Single
Silver And BlueJimmy Young1968Single
Sings For YouJimmy Young1968Album
It's Such A Pretty World TodayJimmy Young1967Single
Only YouJimmy Young1966Single
Half A World AwayJimmy Young1966Single
Someone To Turn To / Let Me Love YouJimmy Young1965Single
Young IdeasJimmy Young1965Compil.
Unchained MelodyJimmy Young With Mike Sammes Singers1964Single
I'm YoursJimmy Young1964Single
Miss YouJimmy Young1964Album
Unchained MelodyJimmy Young1963Album
Miss YouJimmy Young1963Single
Angel On My ShoulderJimmy Young1961Single
Just A Little MoreJimmy Young1960Single
Soon I'll Wed My LoveJimmy Young1959Single
Her Hair Was YellowJimmy Young with Norrie Paramor And His Orchestra1958Album
Volare / Beats There A Heart So True?Jimmy Young With Bill Oliver And His Orchestra1958Album
A Very Precious LoveJimmy Young1958Single
I Could Be A MountainJimmy Young1958Single
Lovin' BabyJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1957Single
Man On Fire / Love In The AfternoonJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1957Album
I'm Gonna Steal You Away / MoreJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1957Album
Walkin' After MidnightJimmy Young1957Single
Chain Gang / Capri In MayJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1956Album
Wayward WindJimmy Young1956Single
Jimmy Young SingsJimmy Young With Ron Goodwin And His Orchestra1955Single
Someone On Your MindJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1955Single
The Man From Laramie / No Arms Can Ever Hold YouJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1955Album
Presenting Jimmy YoungJimmy Young1955Single
Unchained MelodyJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music1955Album
A Baby Cried / Remember MeJimmy Young1954Single
Moonlight In Mayo / Darling, They're Playing Our SongJimmy Young1954Album
Give Me Your WordJimmy Young1954Single
Till I Waltz With You Again / Even NowJimmy Young1953Album
I'm Walking Behind YouJimmy Young1953Album
Eternally / Is It Any WonderJimmy Young1953Album
Kiss Of FireJimmy Young With Ron Goodwin And His Orchestra1952Album
Forgive And Forget / Time Alone Will TellJimmy Young1952Album
Take My HeartJimmy Young1952Album
I'll Never Be The Same / Faith Can Move MountainsJimmy Young1952Album
Too Young / How Can I Leave YouJimmy Young1951Album
Because Of You / So Many Times Have I Cried Over YouJimmy Young With Ron Goodwin And His Orchestra1951Album
I'm Not Very Lucky (With Sweethearts) / (Dancin' With Someone) Longin' For YouJimmy YoungSingle
Eternally / My Favourite SongJimmy YoungAlbum
I'm Walking Behind You / As Long As I LiveJimmy YoungAlbum
Festival Of International HitsJimmy YoungSingle
Moon Above Malaya / Faith Can Move MountainsJimmy YoungAlbum
Unchained Melody / Miss YouJimmy YoungSingle
As Long As I Live / If I Had WingsJimmy YoungAlbum
Moon Over Malaya / Only The Lonely Are FreeJimmy YoungAlbum
Melodía EncadenadaJimmy YoungSingle
More / Unchained Melody / The Man From Laramie / Round & RoundJimmy Young With Bob Sharples And His Music & Mike Sammes SingersSingle
Sin (It's No) / The Little White Cloud That CriedJimmy Young With Ron Goodwin And His OrchestraAlbum
All Night Long / I'm Walking Behind YouJimmy YoungSingle
HereJimmy Young With Cyril Stapleton And His OrchestraAlbum
WantedJimmy YoungSingle
These Are The Things We'll Share / Don't Go To StrangersJimmy YoungSingle
Longing For You / I'm Not Very LuckyJimmy YoungAlbum
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