Jim Reeves

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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 with elements of popular music). Known as "Gentleman Jim", his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of a private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

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Age: 40 (age at death)
Height: 6' (183 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Grand Ole Opry

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1965 Kimberley Jim Jim Madison
2014 The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA -
2012 Call the Midwife -
2009 Vegas -
2004 Out of Season -
2001 Ferry-Go-Round -
2000 Big Eden -
2000 Jam -
1999 Agnes Browne -
1999 Heart -
1998 Divorcing Jack -

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"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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