The Mighty Hannibal
James Timothy Shaw (August 9, 1939 – January 30, 2014), known as The Mighty Hannibal, was an American R&B, soul and funk singer, songwriter and record producer. Known for his showmanship, and outlandish costumes often incorporating a pink turban, several of his songs carried social or political themes. His biggest hit was "Hymn No. 5," a commentary on the effects of the Vietnam War on servicemen, which was banned on radio.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 9th, 1939 (Atlanta), Died January 30th, 2014 (The Bronx)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1965 - 1966
Roles Represented in DAHR: performer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||116707||11/1/1965||Jerkin' the dog||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
|Decca||116708||11/1/1965||I found a way||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
|Decca||117228||4/11/1966||Fishin' pole||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
|Decca||117229||4/11/1966||The right to love you||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
|Decca||117230||4/11/1966||Get back||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
|Decca||117265||4/11/1966||Someone is watching you||The Mighty Hannibal||performer|
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Mighty Hannibal, The. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/331549.
"Mighty Hannibal, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 May 2021.
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