I was sending email to Jimmy for the past two or three years (maybe one letter every 6 months to see how he was doing) and he responded to a number of my letters. In one letter he attached an mp3 of a song his group had recorded. I will treasure these email letters and the mp3. In one letter Jimmy mentioned "the cancer" which was a sign to me that he was not well. Then this summer Jimmy did not reply at all. I did not know he had taken a turn for the worse. I was able to let Jimmy know that I am a fan and I will always fondly remember the Mother's when Jimmy was in the band. Jimmy, I will miss you.
Thanks for the menudo. It was served up after the Geronimo Black gig in San Miguel, New Mexico in 1972. It was good and hot.<br /><br />No fair you had to leave so soon.<br /><br />adios - john
ciao "indian of the group",","391
RIP, hope you join the drummers paradise ...
Jim cared about his fans....these pages prove it
Jimmy was a great musician and performer. He will be missed, but not forgotten.
I never had the pleasure of meeting him but I do have the honor of being a very close friend of his beautiful amazing daughter Gabby whom I'm blessed to have in my life each and every day and tho she may not have inherited his musical genius she is very creative in all she does so I say Thank You to the man who leaves behind talent to be heard and enjoyed for generations to come and most of all for his masterpiece Gabrielle Cohen'Black.
I met Jimmy in the early 90's at the Sheldon Ballroom in St. Louis. I had the pleasure of hanging out with him. What a great experience to meet a legend. He will be missed.
only just heard the sad news. R.I.P.<br /><br />Respect to the 'indian of the group'
My sympathies for the family. JCB was well liked by many. Good luck.