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Jim Reeves

Geb. 20. 8. 1923 in Galloway - Panola County - Texas
Gest. 31. 7. 1964
Record Labels: Macy, Abbott, Fabor, RCA, London, CMF
Erster No. 1 Hit: Mexican Joe (1953)

James Travis Reeves, in frühester Jugend von Jimmie Rodgers beeinflusst, besuchte die Universität, arbeitete als D.J. bei diversen Radiostationen und landete schließlich als Ansager bei der Louisiana Hayride Show in Shreveport, wo er ab und zu auch einmal vertretungsweise singen durfte. Dort wurde er von dem Schallplattenboss Fabor Robinson entdeckt und unter Vertrag genommen. Zuvor hatte er schon einmal für das Kaufhaus-Label „Macy“ zwei Singles eingespielt. Schon Jim Reeves” zweite Single für Abbott Records wurde ein No. 1 Hit, und damit hatte er es auch schon geschafft. Er wurde mitsamt seinem bisher eingespielten Material für Abbott von der RCA übernommen und zum Weltstar gemacht. Seine samtweiche Stimme eignete sich vorzüglich für jenen Pop-Country-Sound, der unter der Bezeichnung „Nashville Sound“ damals in den 50erJahren gerade in Mode kam.

Jim Reeves wurde einer der größten Stars der 50er und 60er Jahre mit unzähligen Hits, die auch zum Teil in den Pop Charts erfolgreich waren. 1955 schon war er Mitglied der Grand Ole Opry geworden. Große Tourneen führten ihn um die ganze Welt. Dann, auf dem Höhepunkt seiner glanzvollen Karriere, kam Jim Reeves bei einem Flugzeugunglück um's Leben. Die kleine Maschine war auf dem Flug von Arkansas nach Nashville an einem trüben, regnerischen Tag kurz vor der Landung in den Hügeln von Tennessee zerschellt. Jim Reeves und sein Manager konnten nur noch tot geborgen werden.

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The Complete Abbott Recordings, plus (3-CD)
Jim Reeves: The Complete Abbott Recordings, plus (3-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17356

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3-CD Mini-Box (CD-format) with c. 100-page booklet, 76 tracks. Total playing time approx. 205 mns. • For the first time ever the early Jim Reeves sessions are correctly documented. • East Texas Country Music expert Kevin Coffey reviewed...
$54.56 $66.44
Radio Days Vol.2 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Jim Reeves: Radio Days Vol.2 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Art-Nr.: BCD16282

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4-CD box (LP-size) with 24-page book, 109 tracks. Playing time approx. 201 mns. The side of Jim Reeves that nobody knows! In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Gentleman Jim recorded many transcriptions for Country Style USA, Leatherneck...
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Kimberley Jim (DVD)
Jim Reeves: Kimberley Jim (DVD) Art-Nr.: BVD20102

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DVD - NTSC - Code Free - Color Time 81:50 This is Jim's only full-length movie, set in South Africa, where he was incredibly popular both before and after his death. The DVD will contain: two movie trailers, the movie in the 35mm...
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The Jim Reeves Connection
Jim Reeves & Others: The Jim Reeves Connection Art-Nr.: BCD16341

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1-CD with 28-page booklet, 31 tracks. Playing time approx. 80 mns. Forty years ago, a small Beechcraft Bonanza private airplane plunged from the sky just short of its destination: Nashville airport. Both occupants of the plane were...
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Gentleman Jim (4-CD & Book-Buch)
REEVES, Jim: Gentleman Jim (4-CD & Book-Buch) Art-Nr.: BCD15439

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Here are Jim's early years on RCA, including hits like According To My Heart, Four Walls, Anna Marie, Blue Boy, Billy Bayou, Yonder Comes A Sucker, I'm Beginning To Forget You, Home and He'll Have To Go. Over the course of these four...
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Welcome To My World (16-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Jim Reeves: Welcome To My World (16-CD Deluxe Box Set) Art-Nr.: BCD15656

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16-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 124-page book, 447 tracks. Playing time approx. 1104 mns. Here's the main course for Jim Reeves fans. It has taken us five years of tape research, photo research, interviews, and painstaking double- and...
$308.66
Radio Days Vol.1 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Jim Reeves: Radio Days Vol.1 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Art-Nr.: BCD16274

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4-CD box (LP-size) with 24-page book, 117 tracks. Playing time approx. 212 mns. The side of Jim Reeves that nobody knows! In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Gentleman Jim recorded many transcriptions for Country Music Time. Unavailable...
$90.18 $94.93
The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday Feb.24,1958 (CD)
Jim Reeves: The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday Feb.24,1958 (CD) Art-Nr.: ACD25002

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The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday February 24, 1958 is a priceless moment in music history. It's the very beginning of the Nashville Sound with Nashville-based musicians making very creditable pop music for a national radio audience, and...
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The Jim Reeves Radio Show: February 25-28,1958 (CD)
Jim Reeves: The Jim Reeves Radio Show: February 25-28,1958... Art-Nr.: ACD25005

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From the master tapes The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday February 24, 1958 is a priceless moment in music history. It's the very beginning of the Nashville Sound with Nashville-based musicians making very creditable pop music for a...
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20 Greatest Love Songs (CD)
Jim Reeves: 20 Greatest Love Songs (CD) Art-Nr.: CD905736

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(Disky) 20 tracks
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Mexican Joe (CD)
Jim Reeves: Mexican Joe (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRGCD1087

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(Rolled Gold) 19 tracks
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Welcome To My World - Adios Amigo (7inch, 45rpm, SC)
Jim Reeves: Welcome To My World - Adios Amigo (7inch,... Art-Nr.: 45OLD9649

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(Old Gold Records) 2 tracks
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Live - I Love You More (LP)
Jim Reeves: Live - I Love You More (LP) Art-Nr.: LPATOM3

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(A Touch Of Magic) 21 tracks - Transcription recordings from the 1950s
$18.94
The Very Best Of Vol.2 (CD)
Jim Reeves: The Very Best Of Vol.2 (CD) Art-Nr.: CD90568

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​(1991/BMG) 21 tracks
$15.38
The Abbott Recordings Vol.2 (LP)
Jim Reeves: The Abbott Recordings Vol.2 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPRCA1115

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(RCA) 20 tracks
$23.69
The Best Of Jim Reeves (CD)
REEVES, Jim: The Best Of Jim Reeves (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRCA58451

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​(1992/BMG) 8 tracks
$17.75
Waiting For A Train (2-CD)
Jim Reeves: Waiting For A Train (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CD006929

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(Atom Music) 35 tracks
$15.38
The Collection (CD)
REEVES, Jim: The Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CD14229

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(1993/BMG) 18 tracks
$15.38 $17.22
Welcome To My World - The Best Of Jim Reeves (CD)
Jim Reeves: Welcome To My World - The Best Of Jim Reeves (CD) Art-Nr.: CD18742

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(2009/SONY) 16 tracks RCA 1952-72
$9.44
Christmas Songbook
Jim Reeves: Christmas Songbook Art-Nr.: CD55410

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(2003/BMG-UK) 22 tracks, original RCA Victor recordings, 1959-64!
$11.81 $17.75
20 Gospel Favourites (CD)
Jim Reeves: 20 Gospel Favourites (CD) Art-Nr.: CD60790

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(1998/BMG) 20 tracks
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Greatest Hits (CD)
Jim Reeves: Greatest Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CD78946

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(2000/BMG) 25 RCA tracks 1959-66
$9.44 $17.22
The Very Best Of (CD)
REEVES, Jim: The Very Best Of (CD) Art-Nr.: CD89017

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$11.81 $15.32
His Personal Best - The Greatest Hits (CD)
Jim Reeves: His Personal Best - The Greatest Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBMG58629

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(BMG) 30 tracks (RCA)
$15.38 $17.69
All American Country
Jim Reeves: All American Country Art-Nr.: CDCOL9519

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(2004/COL) 10 tracks
$13.66
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