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Jim Dickinson (I) (1941–2009)

Jim Dickinson was born on November 21, 1941 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is known for his work on Black Snake Moan (2006), Streets of Fire (1984) and Southern Comfort (1981). He was married to Mary Lindsay Dickinson. He died on August 15, 2009 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Black Snake Moan Music Department
Streets of Fire Music Department
Southern Comfort Music Department
Blue City Soundtrack


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 2006 Black Snake Moan (musician)
 1984 Streets of Fire (scoring band)
 1981 Southern Comfort (musician: keyboards)
 1980 The Long Riders (musician)
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 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary)
 1977 Running Fence (Documentary)
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 2005 Forty Shades of Blue
Lake Party Musician
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 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary) (writer: "White Man walks")
 2003 The Blues (TV Mini Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Road to Memphis (2003) ... (performer: "Shake the Boogie" aka "Ol' Man Mose")
 1986 Blue City (writer: "Blue City Down", "Tell Me Something Slick and Make It Quick")
 1984 Streets of Fire (writer: "Hold That Snake", "You Got What You Wanted")
 1982 The Border (performer: "Texas Bop") / (writer: "Across the Borderline", "Too Late", "Skin Game", "Texas Bop", "Building Fires")
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 2008 Johnny Cash's America (Documentary)
Self - Memphis producer
 2003 The Blues (TV Mini Series documentary)
- The Road to Memphis (2003) ... Self
 2002 Sounds of Memphis (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock'n'Roll (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Producer

Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared uncredited, alongside Keith Richards, in the "Muscle Shoals" section of The Rolling Stones' movie, Gimme Shelter (1970).

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Mary Lindsay Dickinson  (his death)  (2 children)

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A musician who helped create the "Memphis sound" which was introduced in the 1950s. It is a combination of gospel, country, and blues. See more »


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