Jimmy Soul

Jimmy Soul

Jimmy Soul

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If You Wanna Be Happy
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If You Want to Be Happy For the Rest of Your Life
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Jimmy Soul IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE
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Twistin' Matilda (and the Channel)
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When Matilda Comes Back

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  • Frank Guida Presents: Jimmy Soul "If You Wanna Be Happy"

    Jan 2012 • 10 songs

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Jimmy Soul

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Born on August 24, 1942 in Weldon, NC, Jimmy Soul became a preacher at the age of seven and performed gospel as a teenager, becoming known locally as "the Wonder Boy." His talent was noticed by Frank Guida, engineer of the legendary Norfolk sound, and was recruited to record some of the calypso-based songs that Guida had hand-picked for one of his other hit artists, Gary U.S. Bonds. Soul's only two charting hits were both Bonds' cast-offs, 1962's "Twistin' Matilda" and 1963's number one hit "If You Wanna Be Happy." That song, with its upbeat, vibrant Caribbean sound, was a hug...
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