Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis (born 1932 or 1933) is a former American rhythm & blues singer and guitarist.
Lewis is known for recording for the labels Aladdin and Savoy in 1947; for Manor in 1948; Atlantic in 1949-1951 and 1955; for Victor in 1952; and for Cat in 1954.
Over the years, he collaborated with various by jazz and R&B musicians such as Floyd Campbell, Jimmy Lewis, Joe Morris, Taft Jordan, Tab Smith, Hal Singer, Buddy Tate, Budd Johnson, Eddie Barefield, Ernie Freeman, and Rene Hall.
He was also a member of The Ray Charles Singers.
Lewis was arrested in 1963 on narcotics and gun charges after cops, one wearing a grass skirt, posing as musicians seeking an audition, gained entrance to Lewis' West End Ave. apartment in New York City. The police allegedly seized $180,000 worth of narcotics. The case got complicated when Lewis charged that he was "roughed up" by police, and the police charged they were met by five dogs and a shotgun held by Lewis when they entered his apartment.
|Article Title:||Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis: American singer - Biography and Life|
|Author(s):||PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff|
|Publish Date:||23 Sep 2017|
|Date Accessed:||07 Jun 2020|