fredag, februari 22, 2008


Jimmy scott never stops taking our breath away. He was born one of ten children to Arthur and Justine Scott in Cleveland, OH, on July 17, 1925, and he first sang in church. His mother was killed in a car accident when he was 13, leaving him to be raised by foster parents. He suffered from a rare hereditary condition called Kallmann's Syndrome that prevented him from experiencing puberty, such that he stopped growing when he was less than five feet tall and his voice never changed from a boy soprano's.

Shouldnt all that info be enough for you to forget about The Klaxons once and for all?


(or is it? spooky, weird Twin peaks)

Best cover ever.

Only singer that can make Madonna cry


"Jimmy Scott is perhaps the most unjustly ignored American singer of the 20th century"
The New York Times Magazine

"Jimmy Scott is the only singer who can make me cry"

"Jimmy Scott had soul way back when people weren't using the word"
Ray Charles

"The most extraordinary voice I've ever heard in my life"
Lou Reed