80th Anniversary newsletter

Just a reminder to all Jimmy's fans: Feb 1st 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Jimmy's birth in El Paso Texas.
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In 2013, Tom Black revamped Jimmy's website, giving it a new look to reflect Jimmy's passing.
As we worked through the materials and resources Jimmy left behind, pages have been added to the website.
These include:

RIP Jimmy always loved your work. My...

RIP Jimmy always loved your work. My friend met you in a bar at a gig he was the bartender. You guys came and played the place a year later and Jimmy remembered my friends name. With all the people he had met since then and before Jimmy remembered my friends name.Spectacular guy.

Glad to find this page and learn more...

Glad to find this page and learn more. I'm a fan of Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart Magic Band, YMO and many other great musical innovators.<br /><br />Greetings & happy day from China.<br /><br />Ko

Jimmy, You've been in my...

Jimmy,<br /><br /> You've been in my head for several days. Just remembering good times. You are missed and thought of mucho!<br /><br />Amigo Al

Ese Homeboy Que Pasa Wit You,,,...

Ese Homeboy Que Pasa Wit You,,,<br /><br />Been thinking about you alot lately. You been buzzin Anthony and "the valley". Several Vatos say they been thinking about Ya.. <br />I was thinking about you and John Skinner driving me crazy with all those drumbeats while we worked Friday and Saturday nites at Joe Bob Browns Texaco in Anthony New Mexico, Texas.. It was my fate to work with two Drummers.. It was your "pendejadas" to beat out God knows how many rythms!! What a trip!! I do not have a clue as to what happened to Skinner...

Howdy, Jimmy!Still...

Howdy, Jimmy!<br /><br />Still looking at the [B]"Alien-Frog-Fly-Bird"[/B] on my desk from time to time that you created from soap stone in the 90s in Bad Boll.<br />Maybe i should upload the interview we made back then for the FRS (Free Radio Stuttgart)? Maybe archive.org would be a good place to share it with the world...well...some day, maybe...we'll see...<br /><br />Please say "Hi" to all the other musicians you tune up with at [B]"The Great Gig in the Sky"![/B] <br />And give Frank a smack, would you?!

All I can say is you're a huge...

All I can say is you're a huge influence on me and what you have done! You will live on in peoples hearts! The Indian Of The Group RIP

Lieber Jimmy,jetzt sind es...

Lieber Jimmy,<br />jetzt sind es schon zwei Jahre das Du von uns gegangen bist. Das Team Deines Lieblings-Cafés vermisst Dich, und wir denken oft an Dich und sprechen von Dir...<br />Du warst der liebenswürdigste und netteste Mensch den ich je kennen gelernt habe...Du hattest immer ein Lächeln auf den Lippen und hast jeden so genommen wie er eben war...<br />Du fehlst uns sehr...wir werden Dich nie vergessen alter Freund....<br /><br />Robert Krininger und das Papillon-Team

One of the nicest people I have met,....

One of the nicest people I have met,. He Had a drum stick from the Cherokee Tribe given to him in Peoria,IL USA when with the Grandmothers. He will be missed !

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