Jimmy McCulloch

Jimmy McCulloch
1953 - 1979

Jimmy McCulloch  Scottish Musician


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Scottish Musician Jimmy McCulloch was born James McCulloch on 4th June, 1953 in Dumbarton, Scotland and passed away on 27th Sep 1979 Maide Vale, North East London aged 26. He is most remembered for Wings. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jimmy McCulloch is a member of the following lists: Lead guitarists, 1953 births and 1979 deaths.


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First Name Jimmy
Last Name McCulloch
Full Name at Birth James McCulloch
Age 26 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th June, 1953
Birthplace Dumbarton, Scotland
Died 27th September, 1979
Place of Death Maide Vale, North East London
Cause of Death Heroin Overdose
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Ethnicity White
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Text Musician, Songwriter
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Wings
Music Genre (Text) Rock, Hard Rock
Year(s) Active 1967–1979
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Bass
Associated Acts One in a Million, Wings, Thunderclap Newman, Stone the Crows, Small Faces, The Dukes, Blue

James 'Jimmy' McCulloch (4 June 1953 – 27 September 1979) was a Scottish musician and songwriter best known for playing lead guitar and bass, as a member of Paul McCartney's band Wings from 1974 to 1977. McCulloch was a member of the Glasgow psychedelic band One in a Million (formerly known as the Jaygars), Thunderclap Newman, and Stone the Crows. He also made appearances on many albums, including John Entwistle's Whistle Rymes in 1972, as lead guitarist playing alongside Peter Frampton on "Apron Strings" and "I Feel Better"; and on Roy Harper's album, Bullinamingvase, and Ricci Martin's album, Bleached, both in 1977. McCulloch also played guitar on Roger Daltrey's album One of the Boys which was released in 1977. McCulloch was a friend of the Who and a member of the band Thunderclap Newman, which was created and produced by his mentor Pete Townshend. At age 11, he was also a protégé of the Shadows' Hank Marvin. His brother is drummer Jack McCulloch.

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hermioneathogwartsApr 16, 2016

Many mistakes. Very dark hair, hazel eyes, 5'4", born in Scotland.

StratBratDec 19, 2014

He lived in Maida Vale, not Maide Vale, and this district is in west London, not Northeast. Way too many mistakes.

StratBratDec 19, 2014

Jimmy wasn't Irish and I think he was 5'4" or 5"5', something like that.

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