Jimmy Castor

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A master of novelty/disco funk, saxophonist Jimmy Castor started as a doo wop singer in New York. He wrote and recorded "I Promise to Remember" for Wing with the Juniors in 1956, a group whose roster…
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Year Album Artist
2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Arranger, Composer, Lyricist
2016 Vinyl: Music from the HBO Original Series, Vol. 1 Arranger, Composer
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Composer, Primary Artist
2012 Street Corner Symphonies: The Complete Story of Doo Wop, Vol. 8 (1956) Composer
2010 The Soundtrack To Garth Cartwright's Book: More Miles Than Money Photography, Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Super Breaks: Return to the Old School Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Doo Wop Love Songs Composer
2006 Absolute Soul [Crimson] Primary Artist
2006 Acappella Starlight Sessions The Arrogants Composer
2006 Halloween: Songs and Sounds for a Spooky Celebration Composer
2006 It's Just Begun Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
2006 Salsoul 30th: Encore Producer
2006 Soul Power Instrumentals Primary Artist
2005 Dance, Freak and Boogie Composer
2005 Funk Hits Composer
2005 Salsoul Presents: Latin Funk Flavas Primary Artist
2004 Greatest Hits of the 70's [BMG Special Products] Composer
2004 J.C.B. Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
2004 Oldies But Goodies: 13 of the Best 70's Funk Composer
2004 Salsoul Presents: The Definitive 12" Masters, Vol. 2 Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Salsoul Presents: The Salsoul Acappellas Primary Artist
2004 Shamrocks and Shenanigans: The Best of House of Pain and Everlast House of Pain Composer
2004 We Got the Funk: The Best of Funk Composer
2003 Choice: A Collection of Classics Tony Humphries Composer
2003 Flying Funk Arranger, Vocals, Saxophone, Timbales
2003 Graffiti Roc Lordz of Brooklyn Composer
2003 Halloween Jam Composer
2003 How Tha West Was Won, Vol. 1 Arranger
2003 Safety Copy Clones Composer
2003 The Definitive Salsoul Mixes '78-'83 Larry Levan Producer, Primary Artist, Composer
2002 16 Slabs of Funk The Jimmy Castor Bunch Arranger, Conductor, Primary Artist, Composer
2002 Classic Funky Music, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
2002 Doo Wop Underground Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Dumb Ditties [K-Tel] Composer
2002 Funny Favorites Composer
2002 Homies in a Box Arranger
2002 It's Just Begun/Troglodyte Cave Man Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
2002 Jon Carter: Viva Bugged Out Composer
2002 The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 6 Composer
2002 Twisted Beats Pete Tong Composer
2001 As Good as It Gets: Doo Wop Composer
2001 Cafe Apres-Midi: Prune Primary Artist
2001 Dance Parade Ibiza Composer
2001 MTV Ibiza 2001 Composer
2001 Space 2001 Composer
2001 Spotlight on Gee, Vols.1-4: R&B Classics Composer
2000 FSUK, Vol. 3 Composer
2000 For Your Ears Only Bentley Rhythm Ace Composer
2000 Groups That Rocked the 70's Composer
2000 Jimmy Castor Bunch The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Primary Artist, Composer
2000 Jukebox Hits of 1967, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Nuthin' but a Gangsta Party Composer
2000 Rock and Roll Dance Party [Magnum Collectors] Alan Freed Composer
2000 The Funk Box Composer
2000 The Hull/Mascot Story Vocals, Primary Artist
2000 Theme from Gutbuster [CD #1] Bentley Rhythm Ace Composer
2000 Theme from Gutbuster [CD #2] Bentley Rhythm Ace Composer
1999 Basement Boys Present: Melting Pot Tony Humphries Composer
1999 It's Just Begun/Phase Two Jimmy Castor / The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Saxophone, Timbales, Composer, Cowbell, Guiro, Piano, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1999 Pimpin' Ain't Dead DJ Melo-Mix Composer
1999 The T.K. Disco 45 Collection, Vol. 1: Dance To The Drummer's Beat Composer
1998 Freaks Come out at Night Composer
1998 Have a Nice Decade: The 70s Pop Culture Box Composer
1998 Rock n' Roll Reunion: Class of 72 Composer
1998 The Jimi Hendrix Story Jimi Hendrix Composer
1998 The Very Best of Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
1998 Ultimate 70's R&B Smashes Producer, Composer
1997 Essential Recordings 1955-1961 Frankie Lymon Composer
1997 Northern Soul: Lost & Found, Vol. 1 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Sing-A-Long A-Spice Composer
1997 Soul Collection [Madacy #1] Composer
1997 Super Rare Disco, Vol. 1 Performer
1997 Treasured Tunes, Vol. 7 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Dumb and Dumber: Get Down, Get Dumb Composer
1996 Gravity Da Bush Babees Composer
1996 Helter Skelter The D.O.C. Composer
1996 Madcap Melodies Composer
1996 Old School Boogie Composer
1996 Old School, Vols. 1-5 Composer
1996 Roots of Reggae, Vol. 2: Rock Steady Composer
1996 Soulful Grooves: R&B Instrumental Classics, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Spice Spice Girls Composer
1995 Alan Freed's R&R Dance Party Composer
1995 Deep in the Groove: In-Store Play Sampler Composer
1995 Friday [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Engineer, Composer
1995 Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Calling You The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist, Vocals, Saxophone
1995 Soul Hits of the 60's [Polygram] Composer
1995 The Everything Man: The Best of the Jimmy Castor Bunch The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Arranger, Primary Artist, Vocals, Saxophone, Vocals (Background), Multi Instruments, Composer
1995 Treasure Isle Mood Composer
1994 For Collectors Only Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
1994 Gee Records, Vol. 2 Composer
1994 Have A Nice Christmas: Holiday Hits of the '70s Performer
1994 The Complete Recordings Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
1993 Dumb Ditties [K-Tel] [1993] Composer
1992 Duke Reid's Treasure Chest Composer
1992 Livewire Cooley Live Composer
1992 The RCA Records Label: The First Note in Black Music Saxophone, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 The Rock 'N' Roll Era: Street Corner Serenade, Vol. 2 Composer
1992 Why Do Fools Fall in Love [Remember] Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
1992 Xodus X Clan Composer
1991 Group Sounds: WCBS New York, Vol. 3 Composer
1991 Jimi Hendrix [Bellaphon 1991] Jimi Hendrix Composer
1991 Music for the People Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch Composer
1991 Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn't It Blow Your Mind!, Vol. 8 Performer, Composer
1990 Dance! Dance! Dance! Primary Artist
1990 Love Is Strange [Bear Family] Mickey & Sylvia Sax (Tenor)
1990 Nipper's Greatest Hits: The 70's Performer, Composer
1990 The Best of Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
1987 Colorful Changes Process & the Doo Rags Composer
1987 Come into My Life Joyce Sims Saxophone
1981 Remembers Yesterday The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist, Vocals, Saxophone
1980 C The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
197? From the Roots Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
1978 Let It Out The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1977 Maximum Stimulation The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1976 Best of the Jimmy Castor Bunch The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1976 E-Man Groovin' The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Primary Artist
1975 Butt of Course The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Primary Artist, Vocals, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Timbales, Percussion, Vocals (Background), Composer
1975 Super Sound The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1973 Dimension III The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist, Composer
1973 The Everything Man The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1972 In the Beginning Jimi Hendrix Composer
1972 It's Just Begun The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Arranger, Primary Artist, Vocals, Saxophone, Timbales
1972 Luther the Anthropoid/Party Life The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1972 Phase Two The Jimmy Castor Bunch Producer, Arranger, Primary Artist, Vocals, Saxophone, Timbales, Composer
1967 Bucket of Grease Les McCann Composer
1967 Hey Leroy The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
1956 The Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Composer
Butt of Course/Supersound/E-Man Groovin' Jimmy Castor / The Jimmy Castor Bunch Primary Artist
Defected in the House: Miami '11 DJ Chus / David Penn Composer
E Man Boogie '83/It's Just Begun Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
Gravity Bush Babees Composer
Hey Leroy Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
I Love the 70's: 1975 Primary Artist
It's Just Begun Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
Original Solid Gold Hits, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
Sing-a-long with Spice Girls Composer
Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn't It Blow Your Mind!, Vol. 15 Performer, Composer
Stand by Me [Drive] Composer
Supersound Jimmy Castor Primary Artist
Sweet Soul Music [Rhino] Composer
The Greatest R&B Hits of 1956, Vol. 2 Composer
Yes We Can An Apple a Day Composer