Slim Jim Phantom

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Drummer Slim Jim Phantom was born James McDonnell on March 20, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in Massapequa, Long Island. McDonnell listened to his parents' jazz records as a kid and started taking drumming lessons at age ten. Moreover, James took lessons from musician Mousie Alexander that included the study of jazz and working through ... See full bio »

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Porky's Revenge Soundtrack
Supernatural Soundtrack
The Perfect Match Soundtrack
Bird Grainger


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 2020 The Comedy Kitchen Podcast (TV Mini Series)
 2018 One Dead Donkey and a Bullet (TV Movie)
 1992 Stray Cats: Elvis on Velvet (Video short)
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 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie)
Georgie Porgie's House Band
 1988 Bird
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Loser
 1981 Stray Cats: Stray Cat Strut (Video short)
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 1981 Stray Cats: Rock This Town (Video short)
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Stray Cats | Slim Jim | 'Slim' Jim McDonnell


Britt Ekland  (divorced)  (1 child)

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To be honest I think the drums chose me, I can't remember ever wanting to do anything else.


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