Jimmy James and the Vagabonds : Now is the Time
On August 8, 1976, the disco influenced "Now is the Time", by Jimmy James and the Vagabonds, peaked at UK #5. Born in Jamaica, Jimmy James is a legendary UK soul singer who, like Ben E King, saw an opportunity in disco to return to the charts . The lyrics of "Now is the Time" are timeless. A classic showman, Jimmy James was last seen playing the cruise ship circuit.