Jim Jiminee


Jim Jiminee

Infobox musical artist
Name = Jim Jiminee


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Origin = Fleet, Hampshire, England
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Genre = Twee pop
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Years_active = 1986 - 1989
Label = Cat & Mouse Records
Beatwax
Vinyl Japan
Associated_acts = The Deep Season
The Sundays
Star 69
Departure Lounge
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Past_members = Kevin Jamieson, Pete Dyes, Delphi Newman, Nick Hannan, Lindsay Jamieson
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Jim Jiminee was an indiepop / Twee band in the late 1980s in England. While active they released 1 lp and 3 ep vinyl records.

History

Jim Jiminee was founded in September 1986, releasing their first EP "Do It on Thursday" in 1987 on Cat & Mouse Records. During the next three years, they would release a further LP and two EPs, while playing gigs at various locations throughout England.

It is rumoured that Harriet Wheeler once sang for the group in their early years before joining David Gavurin in forming pop band The Sundays in 1987.

They officially disbanded in 1989, where various band members went on to other projects.

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, several full-length CDs were released by Vinyl Japan, featuring re-releases and previously unreleased material, including a full length album, "The Thatcher Years".

After Jim Jiminee

Kevin and Lindsay Jamieson and Nick Hannan went on to form The Deep Season, and later produced and provided backing for Perry Rose's album "The Bright Ring of the Day".

Nick Hannan joined his brother Patrick "Patch" Hannan at his production studio, Blah Street Studio. Patch played Drums for The Sundays, Star 69 and Arnold. While there he appeared on numerous albums for a variety of artists, including Arnold, Jack Henderson and Bennet.

Delphi Newman and guitarist Paul Greendale formed the band World Without Tigers in 1998. In 2002 she sang on Mark Flanagan's album "The Chosen Few".

Harriet Wheeler once sang for the group before joining David Gavurin in forming pop band The Sundays in 1987.

Discography

*"Do it on Thursday" (EP) (Cat & Mouse Records, 1987)
*"Welcome To Hawaii" (LP) (Cat & Mouse Records, 1988) (rerelease Vinyl Japan, 1999)
*"Town & Country Blues" (EP) (Beatwax) (rerelease Vinyl Japan, 2000)
*"I Wanna Work!" (EP) (Cat & Mouse Records, 1988)
*"The EP" (EP) (Vinyl Japan, 2000)
*"The Thatcher Years" (LP) (Vinyl Japan, 2001)

External links

* [http://www.myspace.com/jimjiminee Jim Jiminee on MySpace]
* [http://www.twee.net/bands/jimjiminee.html Discography from TweeNet]
* [http://ciotog.net/sundays/jjfaq.html FAQ]


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