Jimmy Castor cause of death

Jimmy Castor's Death

Born (Birthday) January 23, 1940

Death Date January 16, 2012

Age of Death 71 years

Cause of Death Congestive Heart Failure

Profession Jazz Singer

The jazz singer Jimmy Castor died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Funk saxophonist most famous for his 1972 hit “Troglodyte (Cave Man)”, which was certified Gold upon its release. He was the leader of the band known as The Jimmy Castor Bunch.

He was born in Manhattan.

His album “It’s Just Begun” is one of the most-sampled albums of its era, having been sampled by artists like Jamiroquai.

Personal Life

He as children named April, Sheli, Jason, and Jimmy Jr..

He covered the song “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You”, originally performed by Elvis Presley.

How did Jimmy Castor die?

Castor died of heart failure on January 16, 2012, in Henderson, Nevada, just a week short of his 72nd birthday. Many of the group’s tunes have been heavily sampled in films and in hip-hop. In particular, the saxophone hook and groove from the title track of “It’s Just Begun”.