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 James Harry “Jim” McShane

James Harry “Jim” McShane

Birth
Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death 29 Mar 1995 (aged 37)
Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Burial Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Memorial ID 10930124 · View Source
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Rock/Pop Musician. A native of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, McShane was a solo singer who recorded under the name of 'Baltimora.' McShane is best remembered for his 'one hit wonder' recording of 'Tarzan Boy' in 1985. The song which brought McShane fame was later used in Listerine commercials and for movie soundtracks including, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Turtles In Time" (1993). Although McShane never had any other great successes after 'Tarzan Boy', he also recorded, 'Pull The Wires', 'Living In The Background', 'Woody Boogie', Chinese Restaurant', 'Running For Your Love', 'Key Key Karimba', ' 'Global Love', 'Jimmy's Guitar', ' Come On Strike', 'Set Me Free', 'Call Me In The Heart Of The Night', 'Eye To Eye', 'Survivor In Love', and 'Juke Box Boy.' On March 28, 1995, at the age of 37, McShane passed away from AIDS in his native Ireland.


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  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 8 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10930124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Harry “Jim” McShane (23 May 1957–29 Mar 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10930124, citing Derry City Cemetery, Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .