CD

16 top tracks

Jim Reeves (performer)
Title
16 top tracks
Performer
Jim Reeves 1923-1964
Publisher
RCA, 1988
1 cd
Playing time
00:40:49
EAN
0035629023024
CDR
JHX0214
Placing suggestion
76 - Country & Western (NBLC) J4 - Country (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Jim Reeves

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

Biography

Early life and education

Reeves was born at home in Galloway, Texas, a small rural community near Carthage. He was the youngest of eight children born to Mary Beulah Adams Reeves (1884-1980) and Thomas Middleton Reeves (1882-1924). He was known as Travis during his childhood years. Winning an athletic scholarship to the University of Texas, he enrolled to study speech and drama but quit after only six week…Read more on Wikipedia