Jimi Jamison: The day after he was born in rural MS, Jamison moved w/his mother to Memphis, TN & he considers himself a Memphis native. In the early 80's, he became lead singer of Cobra & after their demise in 83-84, he was invited to join Survivor (#1 hit "Eye of the Tiger"), as their new front man. Among his best known performances are "Burning Heart," from the Rocky IV which hit # 2 on Billboard Hot 100, "High On You"(#8) & "The Search is Over" (#4).
Jimi Jamison, former lead singer of Survivor, dead at 63 Jimi Jamison, the former lead singer for the rock bands Cobra and Survivor, died Sunday, his booking agent Sally Irwin confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ph-jimi-jamison-dead-20140901-story.html