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Jim Diamond (I) (1953–2015)

Jim Diamond was born in Bridgeton in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland September 23rd 1953. He heard Otis Redding's version of 'My Girl' and decided he wanted to embark on a singing career. At the tender age of 15 he joined his first band 'The Jade' and gigged around Scotland. Following this he joined forces with Blues virtuoso Alexis Korner "The ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 62) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Santa's Slay Soundtrack
(2005)
(2010)
Boon Music Department
(1986-1992)

Filmography

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  Boon (TV Series) (composer - 26 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (title music - 1 episode, 1992)
- Shot in the Dark (1992) ... (title music)
- A Once Fluid Man (1987) ... (composer: title song "Hi Ho Silver")
- Fiddler Under the Roof (1987) ... (composer: title song "Hi Ho Silver")
- Paper Mafia (1987) ... (composer: title song "Hi Ho Silver")
- A Fistful of Pesetas (1987) ... (composer: title song "Hi Ho Silver")
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 2017 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (writer: "I Won't Let You Down")
 2010 Shaken Daddy Syndrome (producer: "Thicker Than Blood", "Albino Rhino")
  Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (producer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode dated 17 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "I Should Have Known Better") / (producer: "I Should Have Known Better") / (writer: "I Should Have Known Better")
 2005 Santa's Slay (producer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)", "Don't Cry", "Theme From Golddiggers", "Christmas Time, Christmas Time", "Bye Bye Santa", "Christmas In Detroit") / (writer: "Theme From Golddiggers", "Christmas Time, Christmas Time", "Bye Bye Santa", "Christmas In Detroit")
  Screen Two (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- The Snapper (1993) ... (performer: "I Should Have Known Better") / (writer: "I Should Have Known Better")
  Boon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Don't Buy from Me, Argentina (1989) ... (performer: "Hi Ho Silver") / (writer: "Hi Ho Silver")
 1989 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tales of The Unexpected (1989) ... (writer: "Hi Ho Silver ("Boon" Theme)")
 1982 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "I Won't Let You Down")
- Episode dated 6 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "I Won't Let You Down")
- Episode dated 22 April 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "I Won't Let You Down")
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 1982 Ph.D.: I Won't Let You Down (Version 1) (Video short)
Jim Diamond
 1982 Ph.D.: I Won't Let You Down (Version 2) (Video short)
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 1982 Ph.D.: I Won't Let You Down (Version 3) (Video short)
Jim Diamond
 1981 Ph.D.: Little Suzi's on the Up (Video short)
Jim Diamond
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
- Shattered Image (1973) ... (as Jimmy Diamond)
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 1982-1986 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
Self / Self - PhD / Self - Performer
- Episode dated 20 March 1986 (1986) ... Self
- Episode dated 6 March 1986 (1986) ... Self - Performer
- Episode dated 25 December 1984 (1984) ... Self
- Episode dated 29 November 1984 (1984) ... Self
- Episode dated 6 May 1982 (1982) ... Self - PhD (as Ph.D)
 1985 Champs-Elysées (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 29 June 1985 (1985) ... Self
 1985 Arroz Doce (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.11 (1985) ... Self
 1985 The Keith Harris Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1985)
 1977 Whistle Test (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #6.28 (1977) ... Self (as Bandit)
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 1982 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
Self - PhD
- Episode dated 20 May 1982 (1982) ... Self - PhD (as Ph.D)
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Jim Diamond has had a long career as a singer. Recently he has pursued a solo career, after having hits with songs such as "I Won't Let You Down" (1983) and "I Should Have Known Better" (1984) when he was a member of the group PhD. His song "Hi Ho Silver" (1986), which was specially written as the title song for the TV series ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bandit | James Diamond | Jimmy Diamond | Ph.D
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Libra

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