Jim Tucker

Jim Tucker

Birth
Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Death 12 Nov 2020 (aged 74)
Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 218801103 · View Source
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Rock Musician. A guitarist, he will be remembered for his tenure with the 1960s rock ensemble The Turtles. Formed in Los Angeles, The Turtles achieved commercial success with their cover version of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me" (1965) which reached number eight on the American Pop Charts. They scored a gold record with the number one hit "Happy Together" (1967), and during the height of their popularity, they performed on the programs "Shindig!," "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "American Bandstand." In 1968, the achieved a Top 3 placing with "She'd Rather Be With Me." Tucker departed in 1968 after tiring from touring and went on to become a successful electrical contractor in his native California.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 19 Nov 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 218801103
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