Tag: Survivor

Interview: Sam Baker. Survivor Turned Storyteller.

Texan-born Sam Baker released Say Grace last year and it went on to become one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2013, with Rolling Stone magazine naming it in their top five country albums of the year. Say Grace was his fourth album, but Baker’s music career has taken off relatively late after working on construction sites most of his life. He survived a near-death experience in 1986 when a train he was travelling on to Machu Picchu in Peru was blown up by a bomb left on board by Shining Path guerrillas. After experiencing such a traumatic...

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All Quiet Now: Jimi Jamison

Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, has died aged 63. Jamison, who joined the band in 1984 and co-wrote the Baywatch theme I’m Always Here, was described by the band as “our brother”. They said on their Facebook page: “The entire Survivor family is very shocked and saddened. “Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to his family and friends.” The band are best known for their 1982 hit The Eye of the Tiger which pre-dated Jamison joining the group. Survivor’s album Vital Signs was...

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