Jimmy Clanton

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Jimmy Clanton (born September 2, 1938, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer who became known as the "swamp pop R&B teenage idol". His band recorded a hit song "Just A Dream" which Clanton had written in 1958 for the Ace Records label. It reached number four on the Billboard chart and sold a million copies. Clanton performed on Dick Clark's American Bandstand and toured with popular artists like Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Platters.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1959 Just a Dream 1
1962 Venus in Blue Jeans 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
The Very Best of Jimmy Clanton 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1962 Venus in Blue Jeans / Highway Bound 1
1965 Hurting Each Other / Don't Keep Your Friends Away 1

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