Jimmy Dawkins was an American singer, song writer, guitarist, producer, and record company owner.

Known for his Chicago and Electric Blues style of playing guitar.

With the encouragement of Magic Sam, Jimmy recorded and released his debut album " Fast Fingers on Delmark Records.

Jimmy released a total of 20 albums as well He toured with supporting musicians like Luther Allison, Albert King before starting his own record company Leric Records were he promoted other bands.