James Travis "Jim" Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound (a mixture of older country-style music...Wikipedia
Age: 40 (age at death)
Born: 20th August, 1923, Panola County, Texas, USA
Died: 31st July, 1964, Brentwood, Williamson Co., Tennessee, USA
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: Grand Ole Opry
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The last song Jim ever recorded at RCA`s Studio B was Don Gibson`s "Can`t Stop Loving You", on July 2, 1964.
According to Chet Atkins, there was one musical instrument Jim didn`t like, and didn`t want on any of his recordings - the accordion. It appeared on only one song he ever recorded - "The Merry Christmas Polka" from his 1963 Christmas album. Chet convinced Jim the song wouldn`t be a polka without it.
"When I was five years old, I heard my first phonograph recording. I was in the pasture, with a pet pig of mine, and was startled by the sound of music coming from the house. When I got there, there was this little suitcase looking concern on the porch, with a crank, and music was coming from it. I couldn`t understand how all those people could fit inside that little suitcase." - From the 1990 Whitestar Biography "Gentleman Jim Reeves: The Story Of A Legend" (Interview recorded in 1964)
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