Jim Diamond, Scottish singer-songwriter, died at 64

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James “Jim” Diamond, born on September 28, 1951 and died October 10, 2015.

Jim was a Scottish singer-songwriter, best known for his three Top 5 hits.

The first was “I Won’t Let You Down” (1982), as the lead singer in the trio PhD, with Tony Hymas and Simon Phillips.

His solo performance, “I Should Have Known Better”, was a United Kingdom number one in 1984.

The third track was the theme song from Boon, “Hi Ho Silver” which reached Number 5 in the UK Singles Chart in 1986.

Jim has also featured as a vocalist on the charity No.1s “You’ll Never Walk Alone” with The Crowd and “Let It Be” with Ferry Aid.

His last UK chart success was with “Young Love (Carry Me Away)”.

Jim died at age 64 on October 10, 2015.