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Jim Reeves

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Durable Formula for Grand Ole Opry

Report by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 26 November 1961

NASHVILLE, TENN. After thirty-five years of broadcasting, the grand old dinosaur of American radio, Grand Ole Opry, is as boisterously alive as ever. The show ...

Long-lasting Jim Reeves Takes Things Very Calmly

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 21 June 1963

JIM REEVES comes from Texas, has that celebrated lazy Texan drawl and a relaxed attitude towards singing and his audience. Everything appears to be taken ...

Jim Reeves: "We just come through here once..."

Report and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 15 August 1964

JIM REEVES, only a few weeks off forty but looking much younger, relaxed In the garden of his beautiful new home at Madison, Tennessee. He ...

Jim Reeves: Kimberley Jim (RCA Victor)

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 14 May 1966

WHEN JIM Reeves last visited London, he and I talked long and earnestly about what he wanted to do with his career. He had hit ...

Jim Reeves: Jim's First Number One

Report by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 23 September 1966

From Tennessee Mrs. Mary Reeves says thanks for Jim's first number one ...

Mary Reeves Tells Alan Smith About Jim's Greatest Tribute

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 18 February 1967

"THE MOST loyal people in the whole world" — those were the warm words with which Mary, widow of the late Jim Reeves, described British ...

Albums from Love, Herb Alpert, the Equals et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 27 January 1968

From the U.S.A. there are West Coast goodies by Love and Herb Alpert. U.K. albums include first Herd, second Equals and an L.P. by Des ...

R.I.P. Giants – The Dead Certs

Overview by Ed Jones, Melody Maker, 25 January 1975

How dying can be a good career move. ...

Jim Reeves

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 20 August 1923, Galloway, Texas, USA, d. 31 July 1964, Nashville, Tennessee ...

Come On, Let's Go!: Elvis on the Hayride

Retrospective by Colin Escott, MOJO, December 2004

When Elvis joined the Louisiana Hayride in 1954, he changed music history forever. Colin Escott tells the wild, wild story. ...


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