Sunday, August 20, 2023

Jim Reeves' 100th Birthday + Local Covers

Today (August 20, 2023) would have been American country singer Jim Reeves' 100th birthday.

Biography highlights
  • Born James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923)
  • 1955-1958: Guest hosted many episodes of TV show, Ozark Jubilee.
  • Nicknames Gentleman Jim
  • Early 60's: Was more popular in South Africa than Elvis  and recorded several albums in the Afrikaans language.
  • Died: July 31, 1964
  • 1967: Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
Here are a few covers of songs that Jim recorded. Courtesy of local artist Victor Morgado

Links: Victor Morgado,  Video above courtesy of VictorMMorgado

And a song from the man himself

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