Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.


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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Jim Reeves in the UK charts

It's hard to believe but just as amazing and wonderful. Jim Reeves, who died in 1964 in a plain crash, broke into the UK pop charts. Bear Family's box set with his complete recordings became the # 8 on UK's national pop charts last wekk - the 'Gentleman' asserts his position as one of the most sucessful pop/country artists in music history.


zlong said...

It's not hard to understand-Jim's smooth voice could hold it's own with any. His perfectionist tendancies resulted in excellent musical arrangements as well.

Rockin' Ed said...

The People of the UK and Europe have the sense to know what "good" music is