Jimmy Young
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Birthday
21, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 7, 2016 (95)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 7, 2016 (95)

About

Born Leslie Ronald Young and better known as Jimmy Young, this British vocalist released a 1955 chart topping cover of "Unchained Melody," as well as Top Ten recordings of "More" and "The Man from Laramie." Also a disc jockey, he worked for BBC Radio 1 during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Before Fame

Before beginning his music career, he served in the Royal Air Force.

Trivia

After ending his radio broadcasting career, he penned a column for the Sunday Express.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England.

Associated With

He and fellow English singer Petula Clark both signed with Polygon Records in the early 1950s.

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