September 20, 2006


Performing for the past 20 years, vocal impressionist Jimmy James has made a small fortune with his uncanny impersonations of female divas like Barbra, Judy, Marilyn, Bette, Eartha, Macy Gray and Cher. But now Jimmy singing his own songs on a new album called JAMESTOWN, which is available for $9.99 on itunes. Jimmy wrote or co-wrote all the tracks on this dance-flavored album which was produced by the studio whiz behind IO's 2000 dance smash RAPTURE. Check it out. I haven't heard all the cuts but the first single FASHIONISTA got some play and the album is the follow-up. You may remember as a Kevin Aviance meets Bette Davis meets Jimmy James hollering on dancefloors this summer; "No ugly people allowed." But I always left after he said that so I never even got to hear the rest of FASHIONISTA.

Or if you prefer his stunning vocal impressions, Jimmy has several of those albums on his site JIMMYJAMES.COM. His Christmas album features the deeply demented Bette Davis version of FELIZ NAVIDAD which is a real scream at dull Xmas parties!