b. James Jones, 2nd June 1930, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A.
d. 2nd August 2012, Aberdeen, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Jimmy 'Handyman' Jones is an American soul singer and songwriter.
In 1954 he joined the doo wop group, the Berliners.
They became the Sparks of Rhythm.
He then formed his own group, the Savoys.
Jimmy started a solo career in 1959, working with the producer Otis Blackwell.
One of his Sixties hits was 'Handy Man'.
good timin' - 1960 / timin' - 1978
Good Timin' (MGM Records 1960)
Timin' (Jen-Jillus Records 1978)