"Jim Dandy" (sometimes known as "Jim Dandy to the Rescue") is a song written by Lincoln Chase, and was first recorded by American R&B singer LaVern Baker in. Delores LaVern Baker (Novem – Ma) was an American R&B singer who had several hit records on the pop chart in the s and early. Listen to Jim Dandy on Spotify. LaVern Baker · Song · BAKER,LAVERN - Jim Dandy - Music. Ms. LaVern Baker is one of the very best singers of our time. She can really belt out the hits that made her famous. I love her song Jim Dandy. Lavern Baker - Tra La La (from the movie Rock Rock Rock - ). ; Thumbnail for LaVerne Baker & The Gliders with Orchestra - Jim Dandy. Listen to music by LaVern Baker on Apple Music. Find top songs and albums by LaVern Baker including Tweedle Dee, Jim Dandy and more. Delores LaVern Baker began singing in Chicago clubs in In she changed her stage name to LaVern Baker and signed with Atlantic Records. LaVern Baker is on the stage of the Village Gate nightclub singing “Jim Dandy,” and as the sax man takes a solo, she starts to do the twist. Jim Dandy (Digitally Re-Mastered) Jim Dandy LaVern Baker & the Gliders Peaked #17 on Decem # for the Top of the Rock Era () Black.