|Birth name||John Paul Larkin|
|Born||March 13, 1942
El Monte, California, U.S.
|Origin||El Monte, California, U.S.|
|Died||December 3, 1999
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, house, dance, eurodance, pop, scat rap|
|Years active||1986 – 1999|
Scatman John (real name: John Paul Larkin) (born March 13, 1942 in El Monte, California – died December 3, 1999 in Los Angeles, California) was an American jazz musician and singer. His most popular song is "Scatman (Ski Ba Bop Ba Dop Bop)". Scatman John died on December 3, 1999 in Los Angeles, California from lung cancer. Scatman John was named "Best New Artist" in the Echo Awards in both Japan and Germany and won a American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Annie Glenn Award for outstanding service to the stuttering community. He also had a stammer.
Scatman John released 4 albums over his career:
|1999||Take Your Time|
- Not released commercially