Jim Cherry was the bassist in Strung Out, guitar player in the band Pulley, and bassist/vocalist in the band Zero Down. He died in his sleep on July 7 2002 from a congenital heart condition, originally believed to be a drug overdose. Wikipedia*
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Jim Cherry has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Call-In.