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From:: ABC US News
By Tom Carr
Jimi Jamison, lead singer for the group Survivor, has died, according to a post on the band’s official Twitter account.
The post reads, “Survivor is very shocked & saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts,love & prayers go out to his friends & family.”
Jamison’s booking manager, Sally Irwin, tells TMZ.com that the singer died Sunday night of a heart attack at the age of 63.
Jamison was a member of the band Cobra in 1984 when he joined Survivor after the group’s lead singer, David Bickler, was forced to quit due to polyps on his vocal cords. The change came after the band scored success with the Rocky 3 track “Eye of the Tiger.”
According to Rolling Stone, Jamison recorded three albums with Survivor. He was the lead singer on the songs “Burning Heart” from the movie Rocky 4 and “The Moment of Truth” from the film The Karate Kid. The band also scored a hit with “Is This Love.”
Jamison also co-wrote and recorded the song “I’m Always Here,” which became the theme song for the TV series Baywatch.
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