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.
Also Known As
Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer, Dottie West, Jim Ed Brown Stevie Moore
James Travis Reeves
Country Nashville sound gospel blues Western swing
RCA, London, Fabor, Macy, Abbott
United States of America