James Jamerson

James Jamerson bio

Birth Name: James Jamerson

Occupation: Bassist

Place Of Birth: Charleston

Date Of Birth: January 29, 1936

Date Of Death: August 2, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Jamerson was born on the 29th of January, 1936. He was known for being a Bassist. Bass player who was a member of the Funk Brothers and with the band, he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.

James Jamerson was born in Charleston. He attended Northwestern High School where he became inspired by blues music. He contributes his musical abilities on hit songs such as “Rock the Boat” and “Boogie Fever.”

James Jamerson was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Jamerson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Jamerson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Jamerson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Jamerson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Jamerson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Jamerson was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Jamerson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: James Jamerson was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James Jamerson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: James Jamerson had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James Jamerson’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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