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Jimmy Scott (I) (1925–2014)

Often called "Little Jimmy Scott", he was one of ten siblings born to Arthur and Justine Scott. All ten sang in church with their musician mother. Both Jimmy and his brother Kenny suddenly stopped growing while in their early teens. It was later discovered that they both suffered from a rare and inherited condition known as Kallmann's Syndrome ... See full bio »


(age 88) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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 2010 Passion Play ("Just For A Thrill", "When Did You Leave Heaven")
 2009 My Sister's Keeper (performer: "Heaven")
 2008 Redirecting Eddie (writer: "WHEN LOVE CALLS YOUR NAME")
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie) (performer: "If I Ever Lost You")
 2004 Ladder 49 (writer: "Love Sneakin' Up on You")
 2003 I Love Your Work (performer: "Be My Sunshine") / (writer: "Be My Sunshine")
 2001 Chelsea Walls (performer: "Jealous Guy" (1971))
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- M.E., Myself and I (1996) ... (performer: "There's No Disappointment in Heaven")
 1996 Albino Alligator (performer: "Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)")
 1993 Another Stakeout (writer: "LOVE HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN")
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (as Little Jimmy Scott, "Sycamore Trees")
 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (writer: "The Better Part of Me")
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.22 (1991) ... (performer: "Sycamore Trees" - as The Legendary Jimmy Scott)
 1987 Can't Buy Me Love (writer: "One Lover at a Time")
 1985 Perfect (writer: "In My World")
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James V. Scott | Little Jimmy Scott

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Personal Quote:

The songwriters today, they don't take time to study what they're writing. When they put a song together, they don't really tell a story....A song should express something to benefit people.


His 1949 release of "If I Only Knew" was mistakenly attributed to another singer. See more »

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