Beginning work as a radio announcer in the 1940s Jim Reeves was influenced by early Western Swing singers like Jimmie Rodgers and Moon Mullican as well as popular singers like Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. He began to sing songs between announcements and joined Moon Muliican s band and released his first songs. By the late 50s Reeves had struck out on his own and created a unique country-pop sound with his mellow voice and lush orchestration. Hit followed hit even after his untimely death in an airplane accident in 1964 and Gentlemen Jim s fame spread throughout the world and his popularity has not diminished nearly half a decade later. This superb collection gathers 40 of his major hits such as He ll Have To Go, Maria Elena, Four Walls, Ramona, Charmaine, Teach Me How To Pray plus many other popular songs. Release Date: N/A
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