Jimmy Hall

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This article is about the singer. For the baseball player, see Jimmie Hall.

Jimmy Hall (born April 26, 1949) is the lead singer and harmonica player for the Southern rock group, Wet Willie.

Hall was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and brought up in Mobile, Alabama. He co-founded the band in 1970, and they had significant success in the 1970s; in 1980 he scored a hit of his own with the single "I'm Happy that Love Has Found You" (US #27). In May 1982, Hall peaked at #77 with the song "Fool For Your Love." In 1985, he sang lead vocals on Jeff Beck's album Flash, and was nominated for a Grammy award for the performance. Hall has also toured with Hank Williams Jr., playing saxophone and harmonica.

Discography[edit]

  • Touch You (Epic Records, 1980) US #183
  • Cadillac Tracks (Epic, 1982)
  • Rendezvous with Blues (Capricorn Records, 1996)
  • Triple Trouble (Telarc, 2003) with Tommy Castro, Lloyd Jones, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton
  • "the Mighty Jeremiahs" (Ear X-tacy Records, 2005), with Greg Martin, Mark Hendricks, Jon McGee
  • Build Your Own Fire (Zoho Records, 2007)
  • Shoals Rhythm Collective (Music Avenue, 2007)

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