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Jim Diamond
Jim Diamond, 2009
Background information
Born (1951-09-28)28 September 1951
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Origin Glasgow
Died 8 October 2015(2015-10-08) (aged 64)
London, England, UK
Genres Pop rock, new wave, blue-eyed soul, synthpop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1969–2015
Labels A&M, Teldec, Polydor, Righteous, River, Hypertension, Cherry Pop (Reissue label), Camino Records
Associated acts Bandit, PhD, Alexis Korner, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett
Website www.jimdiamond.co.uk

James Aaron "Jim" Diamond (28 September 1951 – 8 October 2015) was a Scottish singer-songwriter, best known for his three Top 5 hits. The first was "I Won't Let You Down" (1982), as the lead singer in the trio PhD, with Tony Hymas and Simon Phillips. His solo performance, "I Should Have Known Better", was a United Kingdom number one in 1984.

On 10 October 2015, the BBC News website announced that Diamond died in his sleep in London at the age of 64.


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