Jimmy Rip playing with Television in Brazil, 2014.
|Native name||Jimmy Rippetoe|
|Also known as||Jimmy Rip|
New York City, United States
|Genres||Rock, Blues, Punk, Proto punk|
|Occupation(s)||musician, producer, composer, singer, musical arranger|
|Associated acts||Mick Jagger, Ratones Paranoicos, Television, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tom Verlaine|
Jimmy Rippetoe (born 1956), better known by his stage name Jimmy Rip, is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer, who is known for his work with Jerry Lee Lewis, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, Paul Collins & The Beat, Michael Monroe, Henry Lee Summer, Tom Verlaine and Television. Rip began playing guitar at the age of six.
In 2006, Rip worked as a producer and guitarist with Jerry Lee Lewis for his album Last Man Standing. A year later, he joined Television after the departure of their second guitarist Richard Lloyd.
Since then, he has been working on a new album with Television, and on a second solo effort. In 2009, after the South American and European tour he completed work on the debut album of the Croatian rock band, Voodoo Lizards.
- Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography of Television". AllMusic. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
- Jimmy Rippetoe|Credits|AllMusic Retrieved on September 3, 2017
- Tobler, John (1992). NME Rock 'N' Roll Years (1st ed.). London: Reed International Books Ltd. p. 360. CN 5585.
- Biografía de Jimmy Rip (spanish) Retrieved on September 3, 2017
- Jimmy Rip en Discogs Retrieved on September 3, 2017
- Entrevista a Jimmy Rip, guitarrista de Television (spanish) Retrieved on September 3, 2017
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