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Jim Seals

AKA James Seals

Born: 17-Oct-1941
Birthplace: Sidney, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Bahai
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Seals and Crofts

Jim Seals was half of the multi-platinum 1970s duo Seals and Crofts, with Dash Crofts. Their hits included "Diamond Girl", "Hummingbird", "Summer Breeze", and "We May Never Pass This Way (Again)". Seals won a state fiddle championship when he was 9 years old, and after high school he toured with The Champs (known for their 1958 hit "Tequila"). Before his success with Seals and Crofts, Seals played rhythm guitar for Buck Owens, and saxophone for The Monkees' second album. At present he lives in Tennessee and owns a coffee farm in Costa Rica. His brother, Dan Seals, was also a successful pop singer of the 1970s, and a country star of the 1980s and '90s.

Father: Eugene Wayland Seals (oil worker and musician, b. 30-Jan-1912, d. 17-May-1992)
Mother: Susan Louella Taylor ("Susie")
Brother: Eddie Ray Seals (step-brother by father's first wife)
Brother: Dan Seals (singer/songwriter)
Sister: Renee Seals Byars-Staley
Brother: Robert Don Seals
Wife: Ruby Jean Seals
Son: Joshua Seals (musician)
Daughter: Juliette Seals (musician)
Son: Sutherland Seals (musician)

    Seals and Crofts Vocals, Guitar, Saxophone, Fiddle (1969-80)
    The Champs (1960-65)
    Irish Ancestry

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (24-Jul-1978)

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