Jim Jamison passes away aged 63

SURVIVOR lead singer Jimi Jamison has died of an apparent heart attack. He was found at home around 1 a.m. Monday morning by his son. The musician was 63 years old.
Jamison served as SURVIVOR's lead singer from 1984 until 1988, recording three albums with the band, 1984's "Vital Signs", 1986's "When Seconds Count" and 1988's "Too Hot To Sleep"Jamison rejoined SURVIVOR in 2000 for another six years.
Family attorney Jeff Ward released the following statement:
"This afternoon renowned musical performer and lead singer of SURVIVOR Jimi Jamison passed away at his home in Memphis, Tennessee.
"Jimi was a friend to everyone he met. He was a loving father and grandfather and was always a person who valued people more than anything else.
"The family has asked for privacy during this extremely difficult time.
"In lieu of any demonstrations of sympathy, the family has requested that donations be made to Jimi's favorite charity, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital."
The band said in a post on their official Facebook page:
The entire Survivor family is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to his family and friends.

One of my favourite singers with the Vital Signs cd being the sound to me growing up and still played weekly to this day. I'm so pleased that I saw him at Firefest in 2011 and he was everything I hoped he would be.

A true legend and as the song says It's The Singer Not The Song! RIP Jimi.

Everyone at Rockgig sends out our condolences to his family,friends and the Survivor family.

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