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Jimmy Layne Webb Edit Profile

singer , songwritr

Jimmy Layne Webb, American singer, songwritr. Recipient Grammy awards for song and record of year for Up, Up and Away, 1967, for country song of year The Highwayman, 1985, also other Grammy nominations; recipient award for single of year for The Highwayman, Country Music Association, 1985; elected to Hall of Fame, National Academy Songwriters, also lifetime achievement award.


Webb, Jimmy Layne was born on August 15, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Robert Lee Webb.


Student, San Bernardino Valley College.


Owner, manager, Canopy, production public company.


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  • Other Work

    • Albums include Words and Music, 1979, And Do: On, 1971, Letters, 1972, Land's End, 1974, El Mirage, 1977, Angel Heart, 1982, The Animals' Christmas, 1986, Suspending Disbelief, 1993, (with Valerie Carter, Michael McDonald, Stephen Bishop, Daryl Hall, Graham Nash) Angel Heart, 1994.


Married Patsy Sullivan, 1972. 5 children.

Robert Lee Webb Webb

Patsy Sullivan