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Jimmy Bain (1947–2016)

James Stewart 'Jimmy' Bain (born 19 December 1947) is a Scottish bassist most famous for playing in the bands Rainbow and Dio with Ronnie James Dio.[1] He has worked with Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, co-writing on his solo albums. Bain was born in Newtonmore, Highland, in Scotland. Jimmy Bain played in several provincial amateur bands as a ... See full bio »


(age 68) in Miami, Florida, USA

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Bad Teacher
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Sound City
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Iron Eagle
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Dio: Evil or Divine
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 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (writer: "Rainbow in the Dark", "Stand Up and Shout")
 2011 Bad Teacher (writer: "Rainbow in the Dark")
 2000 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Corrs (2000) ... (writer: "Old Town")
 1986 Iron Eagle (writer: "Hide in the Rainbow")
 1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 April 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Dear Miss Lonely Hearts")
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 2006 The Teacher (Short)
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 1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video short)
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 1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video short) (board of directors)
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 2016 No Sleep TV3 (TV Series) (in memoriam - 1 episode)
- No Sleep TV3 #3: "Aliens Ate My Buick" (2016) ... (in memoriam)
 1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video short) (special thanks)
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 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary)
- Early Metal UK (2011) ... Himself
 2007 Hollywood Allstarz (Video short)
 2003 Dio: Evil or Divine (Video)
Himself - Bass
 1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video short)

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