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Encyclopedia > Big Jim Sullivan
Jim Sullivan made a cameo appearance in the 1976 Science Fiction TV series Space 1999. Here he plays an electric sitar

Big Jim Sullivan (born James George Thompkins, 14 February 1941, in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England) is an English popular music musician, whose career started in 1959. He was the most prolific session guitarist in the UK, playing on fifty nine number one UK hit singles. [1] Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Space1999_01. ... Image File history File links Space1999_01. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Left to right: Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell and Martin Landau from Space:1999s second season. ... One type of Electric sitar (Coral Sitar® by Jerry Jones), with sympathetic strings and a buzz bridge An electric sitar is in fact a kind of electric guitar designed to mimic the sound of the traditional South Asian instrument, the sitar. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... For other places with the same name, see Uxbridge (disambiguation). ... The Middlesex Guildhall at Westminster Middlesex is one of the 39 historic counties of England and was the second smallest (after Rutland). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For the music genre, see Pop music. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sideman. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... “British Hit Singles” redirects here. ...

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Early life

Sullivan was born at Uxbridge Hospital, and he later went to Woodfield Secondary School, in Cranford, London. Cranford is a place in the London Borough of Hounslow. ...


By 1959, at the The 2i's Coffee Bar Sullivan met Marty Wilde, and was invited to become a member of his backing group, the Wildcats. The 2 I’s Coffee Bar was a coffee bar in the basement at 59 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, England, between 1956 and 1970. ... Marty Wilde (born Reginald Leonard Smith, April 15, 1939, in Greenwich, South London) is an English singer and songwriter. ...


Session guitarist

Jack Good introduced Sullivan to session work when he met him on the set of the television series Oh, Boy! Jack Good at Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Oh Boy! was the first teenage all-music show on British TV 1958-1959. ...


Sullivan went on to become one of the most sought after guitarists throughout the 1960s and the 1970s due to his flexibility in playing different styles of music. This meant he averaged three recording sessions a day, which allowed him to appear on many hit records. He played on at least one thousand UK chart entries. For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... A 12-inch record (left), a 7-inch record (right), and a CD (above) Two 7 singles (left), two colored 7 singles (middle), and two 7 singles with large spindle holes (right). ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ...


Other session guitarists at this time were Eric Ford, Judd Proctor, Colin Green, Joe Moretti, Vic Flick, Jimmy Page and Alan Parker. Vic Flick (Born Victor Harold Flick, May 14, 1937 in Hill Crescent, Worcester Park, Surrey, England) is a guitarist, most famous for the playing of the guitar riff in The James Bond Theme. He has worked with many notable artists, including Tom Jones, Eric Clapton, and Jimmy Page. ... James Patrick Jimmy Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English guitarist, composer and record producer. ... Guitarist and composer best known for his work in the band Blue Mink. ...


Sullivan and Tom Jones

In 1969 Sullivan joined Tom Jones, with whom he spent the next five years touring, and it was during his time in Las Vegas that Sullivan met and formed a friendship with Elvis Presley. For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Elvis redirects here. ...


1974 to 1978

Sullivan left Tom Jones in late 1974, and teamed up with Derek Lawrence, a record producer whose credits include Deep Purple and Wishbone Ash, to form a record label named Retreat Records. They produced various artists on this label over a period of about two years. Among these artists were Labi Siffre, Chas & Dave and McGuinness Flint. Sullivan himself fronted a band called Tiger, who put out three albums on this label. Also, Lawrence and Sullivan went to the United States to produce a glam metal band named Angel. In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article is about the rock band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Labi Siffre (born June 25, 1945) is an English poet, songwriter and singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... McGuinness Flint was a rock band formed in 1970 by Tom McGuinness, former guitarist with Manfred Mann, and Hughie Flint, former drummer with John Mayall, plus vocalist and keyboard player Dennis Coulson and multi-instrumentalists and songwriters Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle. ... Glam metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music that arose in the late 1970s - early 1980s in the United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


1978 to 1987

In 1978 he became part of the James Last Orchestra for nine years; with a brief amount of time away for him to do a major tour with Olivia Newton-John after her success with Grease. James Last Orchestra 1968 The James Last Orchestra is a German big-band orchestra with strings. ... Olivia Newton-John AO OBE (born 26 September 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated English-born Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress. ... For the original stage musical of the same name, see Grease (musical). ...


1987 onwards

Starting in 1987, Sullivan composed music for films and advertising jingles. A composer is a person who writes music. ... This article is about motion pictures. ...


He put his guitar music on hold for a few years until a friend suggested he sat in with a musician playing at a nearby pub. The musician he sat in with was Willie Austen.


Recently Sullivan and guitarist Doug Pruden have been touring as the BJS Duo and he also plays in the Big Jim Sullivan Band with Duncan McKenzie, Malcolm Mortimer and Pete Shaw.


In 2006 Sullivan was featured in the Guitar Maestros DVD series.


Interesting facts

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  • Sullivan introduced the 12 string guitar to the UK in 1959.
  • Sullivan played on the first record in the UK to use a Fuzzbox - P.J. Proby's "Hold Me".
  • Sullivan played on the first records in the UK to use a Wah Wah Pedal - Dave Berry's "The Crying Game" and Michael Cox's "Sweet Little Sixteen".
  • Sullivan was an innovator of the Talkbox.

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Famous recordings

Sullivan's guitar work appears on the following songs:- For other uses, see Song (disambiguation). ...


1959 Marty Wilde and "Bad Boy" Marty Wilde (born Reginald Leonard Smith, April 15, 1939, in Greenwich, South London) is an English singer and songwriter. ...


1961 Michael Cox and "Sweet Little Sixteen" Bishop Michael Patrick OConnor Cox (bor 1945), ordained on the 1 January 1978, consecrated a Palmarian Bishop in 1982. ... Sweet Little Sixteen is the name of a Rock and Roll song written and sung by Chuck Berry. ...


1962 John Barry and "James Bond Theme" (Vic Flick played lead guitar, Sullivan played rhythm) John Barry. ... The James Bond Theme is one of the signature themes for the James Bond films. ... Vic Flick (Born Victor Harold Flick, May 14, 1937 in Hill Crescent, Worcester Park, Surrey, England) is a guitarist, most famous for the playing of the guitar riff in The James Bond Theme. He has worked with many notable artists, including Tom Jones, Eric Clapton, and Jimmy Page. ... Lead guitar refers to a role within a band, that provides melody or melodic material, as opposed to the rhythm of the rhythm guitar, bass, and drums. ... Rhythm guitar is a guitar that is primarily used to provide rhythmic and harmonic accompaniment for a singer or for other instruments in an ensemble. ...


1962 Alexis Korner and Blues Incorporated with album R&B from the Marquee Alexis Korner (born Alexis Andrew Nicholas Korner, 19 April 1928 in Paris, France - died on 1 January 1984 in Westminster, London, England) Korner is probably best remembered as the Founding Father of British Blues and a pioneering blues musician. ... Blues Incorporated was a British R&B band in the early 1960s, which was led by Alexis Korner and which featured at various times such musicians as Jack Bruce, Charlie Watts, Ginger Baker, Long John Baldry, Danny Thompson, Graham Bond, Cyril Davies, and Dick Heckstall-Smith. ... R&B from the Marquee was an album by Alexis Korners Blues Incorporated released in November 1962 on Decca Records. ...


1963 Brian Poole and the Tremeloes and "Twist and Shout" Here Comes My Baby: The Ultimate Collection cover. ... Please Please Me track listing Side one I Saw Her Standing There Misery Anna (Go to Him) Chains Boys Ask Me Why Please Please Me Side two Love Me Do P.S. I Love You Baby Its You Do You Want to Know a Secret? A Taste of Honey...


1964 P.J. Proby and "Hold Me" and "Together" P.J. Proby, born James Marcus Smith (November 6, 1938), is a singer, songwriter, and actor noted for his theatrical portrayals of Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison and interpretations of modern standards in the vein of Tom Jones. ...


1964 Dave Berry and "The Crying Game" Dave Berry was born David Holgate Grundy in Woodhouse, Sheffield, England, on February 6, 1941. ... The Crying Game is a song written by Geoff Stephens, and first released by Dave Berry in July 1964. ...


1964 Freddie and the Dreamers and "I Love You Baby" Freddie and the Dreamers were a British musical band who had a number of hit records between May 1963 and November 1965. ...


1964 Simon Scott and "Move It Baby" Simon Scott is an English drummer. ...


1964 Brian Poole and the Tremeloes and "Candy Man" Candyman may refer to: Ronald Clark OBryan - the notorious Halloween child poisoner from Pasadena, Texas. ...


1965 Gerry and the Pacemakers and "Ferry Cross the Mersey" Gerry & the Pacemakers was a British rock and roll group during the 1960s, and one of the few groups to challenge the Beatles in popularity. ... The film and soundtrack album of 1965 is one of the more uncommon artefacts of Merseybeat, shown very rarely on TV and never issued on video The title song is more famous nowadays and has charted twice. ...


1965 Donovan and "Catch the Wind" and "Colours" For other uses, see Donovan (disambiguation). ... Catch the Wind can refer to: Catch the Wind, a song written and recorded by Donovan in 1965 Catch the Wind, an album released by Donovan in 1965 Catch the Wind, an album released by Donovan in 1971 Catch the Wind, an album released by Donovan in 2000 Catch the... // The British Royal Navy and other navies of the Commonwealth of Nations call the flag-raising ceremony that happens every morning when a ship is in harbour Colours. ...


1967 The Small Faces and "Itchycoo Park" Small Faces were a British mod group formed in 1965[1] by Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones, and Jimmy Winston (who was soon replaced by Ian McLagan). ... Located in a London suburb known as Manor Park Itchycoo Park referred to the nickname given to a local park located in that area which went by the official name of Little Ilford Park. ...


1968 "The Koan" (from the album Sitar Beat - John McLaughlin on guitar) John McLaughlin John McLaughlin (aka pinyon)(born January 4, 1942), also Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, is a jazz fusion guitar player from Doncaster, Yorkshire in England. ...


1971 John Kongos and "He's Gonna Step On You Again" John Kongos (born 6th September 1946, Johannesburg, South Africa) is a singer/songwriter. ... Hes Gonna Step On You Again was a hit single, written and performed by John Kongos in the 1970s. ...


1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan and "Alone Again (Naturally)" Gilbert OSullivan Raymond Edward OSullivan, known professionally as Gilbert OSullivan (born 1 December 1946, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland) is an Irish singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits Alone Again (Naturally), Clair and Get Down. // Early in his life, his family moved to Swindon, Wiltshire... Alone Again (Naturally) is a song by the Irish singer-songwriter, Gilbert OSullivan. ...


1972 Tom Jones and "The Young New Mexican Puppeter" For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ...


1974 Alvin Stardust and "Jealous Mind" Alvin Stardust (born Bernard William Jewry, 27 September 1942, Muswell Hill, North London) is an English pop singer and stage actor. ... Jealous Mind was a popular song by Alvin Stardust. ...


1974 "Cascade" (from the album Big Jim's Back)


1976 Geoff Love (Manuel and his Music of the Mountains) and "Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto" Geoff Love lived on Commercial Street and has a plaque dedicated to his memory outside his old house. ...


1977 The Walker Brothers and "Shutout" (from their album Nite Flights) The Walker Brothers is a 1960s and 1970s rock band, founded by three Californians, who ultimately found their fame and fortune in the UK, rather than their homeland. ... Nite Flights is a song written by Scott Walker and is the title track from The Walker Brothers 1978 album. ...


1977 "Peace And Quiet" (from the album Test of Time)


1977 "Strange" (from the album Test of Time)


1984 Matt Bianco and "Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed" Matt Bianco is a 1980s UK pop group formed by Basia Trzetrzelewska (vocals), Mark Reilly (vocals) and Danny White (keyboards). ...


2006 "Caravan" (from the DVD Guitar Maestros) DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ...


2006 "Classical Gas" (from the DVD Guitar Maestros)


Number one singles

Similarly, Sullivan's work appears on the following UK Number One hit singles:-


09.11.1960 Frankie Vaughan - "Tower Of Strength" Frankie Vaughan, CBE (3 February 1928-17 May 1999) was a singer of traditional pop music in the United Kingdom, who issued more than 80 recordings in his lifetime. ...


26.01.1961 Petula Clark - "Sailor" Petula Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. ...


01.06.1961 Eden Kane - "Well I Ask You" Eden Kane (born Richard Graham Sarstedt, on 29 March 1942, in Delhi, India) was an archetypal, early 1960s, British pop singer. ...


02.11.1961 Danny Williams - "Moon River" Danny Williams (January 7, 1942 - December 6, 2005) was a popular singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


10.05.1962 Mike Sarne - "Come Outside" Mike Sarne was a British pop singer in the 1960s, best known for his hit Come Outside, who became a film director. ... Come Outside is a BBC educational childrens television series. ...


05.07.1962 Frank Ifield - "I Remember You" Frank Ifield (born November 30, 1937) is an Australian/English easy listening country music singer. ... I Remember You is a popular song. ...


25.10.1962 Frank Ifield - "Lovesick Blues" Frank Ifield (born November 30, 1937) is an Australian/English easy listening country music singer. ... Artist: Hank Williams Sr. ...


10.01.1963 Jet Harris And Tony Meehan - "Diamonds" Jet Harris (real name Terence Harris) was the bass guitarist and leader of The Shadows until April 1962. ... Daniel Joseph Anthony Tony Meehan, (March 2, 1943 – November 28, 2005), was one of the founder members of the British group The Shadows, along with Jet Harris, Hank B. Marvin and Bruce Welch. ...


24.01.1963 Frank Ifield - "Wayward Wind" Frank Ifield (born November 30, 1937) is an Australian/English easy listening country music singer. ... The Wayward Wind is a popular song. ...


27.06.1963 Frank Ifield - "Confessin'" Frank Ifield (born November 30, 1937) is an Australian/English easy listening country music singer. ... Im Confessin that I Love You (also known as Confessin, Im Confessin, and Confessin that I Love You) is a popular song which has been recorded many times. ...


12.09.1963 Brian Poole and the Tremeloes - "Do You Love Me" The group were initially cast in the Buddy Holly And The Crickets mould. ... Do You Love Me is a 1962 (see 1962 in music) hit single recorded by The Contours for Motowns Gordy Records label. ...


23.01.1964 The Bachelors - "Diane" The Bachelors is a popular music group, originating from Dublin, Ireland. ... Diane was a popular single by Irish band The Bachelors released on the Decca label. ...


06.02.1964 Cilla Black - "Anyone Who Had a Heart" Cilla Black OBE (born 27 May 1942) is an English singer-songwriter and television personality, born Priscilla Maria Veronica White to a Protestant father and a Catholic mother in Liverpool. ... Anyone Who Had a Heart is a 1960s song by American songwriting duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ...


12.03.1964 Peter & Gordon - "A World Without Love" Peter & Gordon were a British Invasion-era performing duo, formed by Peter Asher and Gordon Waller, that rocketed to fame in 1964 with A World Without Love. Peter Ashers sister (the actress Jane Asher) was dating Paul McCartney (of The Beatles), and so Peter & Gordon recorded several songs written... REDIRECT[[]]A World Without Love was a chart-topping song written by Lennon/McCartney (Northern Songs Ltd. ...


02.04.1964 The Four Pennies - "Juliet" The Four Pennies were the same group as The Chiffons. ... Juliet is a song made famous by The Four Pennies. ...


07.05.1964 Cilla Black - "You're My World" Cilla Black OBE (born 27 May 1942) is an English singer-songwriter and television personality, born Priscilla Maria Veronica White to a Protestant father and a Catholic mother in Liverpool. ... Youre My World is a 1964 single by British pop singer Cilla Black. ...


17.12.1964 Georgie Fame - "Yeh Yeh" Georgie Fame is a British R&B singer whose real name is Clive Powell. ... Yeh Yeh is a Latin soul song. ...


07.01.1965 The Seekers - "I'll Never Find Another You" This article is about the Australian music group. ...


11.02.1965 Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual" (not the main guitar) For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ... Its Not Unusual is Tom Jones signature song. ...


22.04.1965 Jackie Trent - "Where Are You Now" Jackie Trent (born Yvonne Burgess on September 6, 1940 in Newcastle-under-Lyne)is a British singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. ...


13.05.1965 Sandie Shaw - "Long Live Love" For the author, see Sandy Shaw. ... Long Live Love is an album recorded by Olivia Newton-John, released in 1974 on EMI Records (see 1974 in music). ...


19.08.1965 The Walker Brothers - "Make It Easy On Yourself" The Walker Brothers is a 1960s and 1970s rock band, founded by three Californians, who ultimately found their fame and fortune in the UK, rather than their homeland. ... Make It Easy On Yourself is a popular song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ...


02.09.1965 Ken Dodd - "Tears" Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE (born 8 November 1927, in Knotty Ash, Liverpool), better known as Ken Dodd, is a veteran English comedian and singer, famous for selling over 100 million records, his buck teeth, frizzy hair, feather duster (or tickling stick), and his catchphrases, often playing on the tickled motif...


28.10.1965 The Seekers - "The Carnival Is Over" This article is about the Australian music group. ... The Seekers usually end their concerts singing The Carnival is Over, and the song, being sung by The Seekers, has become a tradition to close some of the special events within Australia. ...


13.01.1966 The Overlanders - "Michelle" The Overlanders were a British music group active during the 1960s. ... Michelle is the title of a love ballad by The Beatles, mainly written by Paul McCartney, which is featured on their Rubber Soul album. ...


03.03.1966 The Walker Brothers - "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" The Walker Brothers is a 1960s and 1970s rock band, founded by three Californians, who ultimately found their fame and fortune in the UK, rather than their homeland. ... The Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore is the name of a song written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio. ...


31.03.1966 Dusty Springfield - "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" Dusty Springfield OBE (16 April 1939–2 March 1999) was a popular English singer whose career spanned four decades. ... You Dont Have To Say You Love Me is a single by British singer Dusty Springfield. ...


23.06.1966 Chris Farlowe - "Out of Time" Chris Farlowe is an English pop singer and one-time amateur boxer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


10.11.1966 Tom Jones - "Green Green Grass of Home" For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ... Green Green Grass of Home is a country song which Tom Jones made popular in 1966 and since then has it been a popular cover song which Elvis Presley recorded 1975 and was one of his favorite songs. ...


26.01.1967 Engelbert Humperdinck - "Release Me" The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Release Me is a popular song by Eddie Miller, published in 1946. ...


02.02.1967 Petula Clark - "This Is My Song" Petula Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. ... This Is My Song was an international hit song for British singer Petula Clark (and in the UK for Harry Secombe). ...


16.03.1967 Sandie Shaw - "Puppet on a String" For the author, see Sandy Shaw. ... Album artwork. ...


27.04.1967 The Tremeloes - "Silence Is Golden" Here Comes My Baby: The Ultimate Collection cover. ... Silence Is Golden is a song by: Silence Is Golden (Garbage song) by Garbage, the UK group between the 1990s to 2000s Silence Is Golden (The Tremeloes song) by The Tremeloes, the UK group between 1960s to 1980s This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that...


23.08.1967 Engelbert Humperdinck - "The Last Waltz" The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian-American rock group, The Band, held on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. ...


08.11.1967 Long John Baldry - "Let The Heartaches Begin" John William Baldry, popularly known as Long John Baldry, (January 12, 1941 – July 21, 2005) was a pioneering blues singer from England. ...


03.01.1968 Love Affair - "Everlasting Love" Love Affair were a London based pop group of the late 1960s. ... Everlasting Love is a song first made famous by Love Affair, an English pop group. ...


14.02.1968 Esther and Abi Ofarim - "Cinderella Rockafella" Esther Ofarim (Hebrew: ‎, born Esther Zaied June 13, 1941 in Safed) is an Israeli female vocalist. ... Cinderella Rockefella was a novelty single written by Mason Williams and Nancy Ames, and most famously released by Esther and Abi Ofarim, a married couple, in 1968. ...


14.02.1968 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich - "The Legend of Xanadu" Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich were a UK pop group of the 1960s. ... The Legend of Xanadu is Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tichs Uk No 1 single, their biggest hit. ...


08.05.1968 Des O'Connor - "I Pretend" Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof (born January 12, 1932) is a veteran English television personality. ...


06.11.1968 The Scaffold - "Lily The Pink" The Scaffold were a trio from Liverpool, England consisting of Mike McGear (Michael McCartney, brother of Paul), Roger McGough and John Gorman. ... Lily The Pink was a popular single by Liverpudlian comedy group The Scaffold. ...


04.12.1968 Marmalade - "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" Marmalade were a Scottish pop/rock group, fronted by vocalist Dean Ford, real name Thomas McAleese (born 5 September 1946). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


11.07.1969 Thunderclap Newman - "Something in the Air" Thunderclap Newman is a late 1960s one-hit wonder from the United Kingdom (UK). ... Something in the Air was a UK #1 single for three weeks in July 1969 for Thunderclap Newman. ...


30.07.1969 Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg - "Je t'aime... moi non plus" Jane Mallory Birkin OBE (born 14 December 1946) is an actress and singer. ... Serge Gainsbourg (April 2, 1928 – March 2, 1991) was a French poet, singer-songwriter, actor and director. ... For the film, see Je taime. ...


06.09.1969 David Bowie - "Space Oddity" David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 1947 January 8) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Space Oddity is a song written and performed by David Bowie and released as a single in 1969. ...


22.11.1969 Rolf Harris - "Two Little Boys" Rolf Harris, MBE (1968), OBE (1977), CBE (2006), AM (1989) (born 30 March 1930), is an Australian musician, composer, painter, and television host. ... Two Little Boys is a popular song written by Theodore Morse and Edward Madden. ...


04.04.1970 Dana - "All Kinds of Everything" Dana Rosemary Scallon was born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951 in Islington, London, and brought up in Derry, Northern Ireland. ... All Kinds Of Everything was the winning song in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970, sung in English by Dana representing Ireland in Amsterdam. ...


05.06.1971 Middle of the Road - "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep" Middle of the Road was a Scottish pop group who enjoyed great success across Europe in the early 1970s. ... Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep was a song made popular by Middle of the Road. ...


13.11.1971 Benny Hill - "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" Alfred Hawthorn Hill (21 January 1924 – 19 April 1992), better known as Benny Hill, was a prolific English comic, actor and singer, best known for his television programme, The Benny Hill Show. ... Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) was a comic song by Benny Hill in 1971. ...


18.12.1971 New Seekers - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" The New Seekers was a British pop group formed in 1969 by Keith Potger after the break-up of his group, The Seekers. ... Id Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony) is a pop song which originated as an advertising jingle, produced by Billy Davis and sung by The New Seekers, for Coca-Cola, and was featured in a 1971 as a TV commercial. ...


21.10.1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan - "Clair" Gilbert OSullivan Raymond Edward OSullivan, known professionally as Gilbert OSullivan (born 1 December 1946, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland) is an Irish singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits Alone Again (Naturally), Clair and Get Down. // Early in his life, his family moved to Swindon, Wiltshire... Look up clair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


17.03.1973 Gilbert O'Sullivan - "Get Down" Gilbert OSullivan Raymond Edward OSullivan, known professionally as Gilbert OSullivan (born 1 December 1946, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland) is an Irish singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits Alone Again (Naturally), Clair and Get Down. // Early in his life, his family moved to Swindon, Wiltshire... Get Down may refer to: Get down is a stance or movement in traditional African cultures and in African American culture. ...


26.05.1973 Peters and Lee - "Welcome Home" Peters and Lee were a successful British folk/pop duo of the 1970s, comprising Lennie Peters (1939 - 10 October 1992) and Dianne Lee (born 1950). ... Welcome Home is the second studio album by the American band Til Tuesday, released in 1986. ...


24.11.1973 New Seekers - "You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me" The New Seekers was a British pop group formed in 1969 by Keith Potger after the break-up of his group, The Seekers. ... You Wont Find Another Fool Like Me was a popular song by The New Seekers. ...


16.02.1974 Alvin Stardust - "Jealous Mind" Alvin Stardust (born Bernard William Jewry, 27 September 1942, Muswell Hill, North London) is an English pop singer and stage actor. ... Jealous Mind was a popular song by Alvin Stardust. ...


18.01.1975 Pilot - "January" Pilot was a pop rock group formed in 1973 in Edinburgh, Scotland by former Bay City Rollers members David Paton and Billy Lyall. ... January is a pop song recorded by the Scottish rock band Pilot. ...


Albums

1965 Big Jim Sullivan (Charles Blackwell and Jimmy Sullivan) - Folklore With A Beat (deleted)


1968 Big Jim Sullivan & Barry Morgan - The Perfumed Garden (deleted)


1968 Big Jim Sullivan - Sitar Beat (available on CD) CD redirects here. ...


1969 Big Jim Sullivan - Lord Sitar (available on CD)


The 1970 album Jim Sullivan - UFO (label Monnie or Century City) is not Big Jim Sullivan (deleted)


The 1972 album self titled Jim Sullivan (label Playboy) is not Big Jim Sullivan (deleted)


1973 Big Jim Sullivan - Sullivan Plays O'Sullivan (deleted)


1974 Big Jim Sullivan - Big Jim's Back (available on CD)


1975 Tiger - Tiger (deleted)


1976 Tiger - Goin' Down Laughing (deleted)


1983 Tiger - Test Of Time (deleted - unreleased when recorded in 1977, but released later by manager John Glover)


1992 Jim Sullivan - Forbidden Zones - Guitar Tutoring (deleted VHS) Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ...


1994 Tiger - Test Of Time (available on CD)


1998 Big Jim Sullivan - Big Jim's Back / Tiger (available on CD)


2001 Big Jim Sullivan - Mr Rock Guitar (aka Ultimate Rock Guitar) (available on CD)


2003 BJS Duo - Hayley's Eyes (available from Sullivan's website on CD) A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML...


2003 Big Jim Sullivan - Rockin' Rebels (deleted)


2004 The Big Jim Sullivan Trio - Jazz Cafe (available on three CDs)


2005 The Big Jim Sullivan Band - Live At Coolham (available from Sullivan's website on two VHS tapes) Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ...


2006 Big Jim Sullivan - Guitar Maestros (available on DVD - Sound Techniques) DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ...


External links

  • Big Jim Sullivan's Official Site A more extensive biography of his career is listed here.
  • Big Jim Sullivan's UK Hit Singles A listing of every UK Hit Single that he played on.
  • Big Jim Sullivan's entry on the All Music Guide
  • Playing Classical Gas
  • Playing At The London Palladium with Marty Wilde
  • Playing With The Original Wildcats
  • Playing With Gilbert O'Sullivan

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Big Jim Sullivan - Biography - AOL Music (523 words)
Big Jim Sullivan is the most sought-after session guitarist in England.
Sullivan claimed, during a late-'90s interview, "I am a very lucky man. I am living my life with my hobby as my profession." Taught to play the guitar at the age of 14, Sullivan was performing professionally within two years.
Sullivan made his debut as a vocalist on his third solo album, Big Jim's Back, released in 1974.
Jim Gordon Photography (530 words)
Jim has been interested in photography from an early age, largely inspired by his father's interest and has developed specialist interest and skills in portrait photography.
Jim's work is regularly featured in monthly magazines and has been used diversely in work for BBC publications, the National Press and by music publishers on CD's.
Jim seeks to connect with the individual's inner beauty, using natural daylight sometimes with fill flash, to find that part in each of us that shines, and capture that uniqueness on film.
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