In 1966, some two years after Jim Reeves‘ death in a plane crash in July 1964, the song “Distant Drums” provided the singer with his only No. 1 hit in the United Kingdom – despite being released posthumously. It remained ...

The song “He’ll Have To Go” took Jim Reeves’s career to even greater heights. Singer Billy Brown first recorded it; however, Brown’s version failed to make waves and only got occasional airplay on the country stations. But out of those ...

Early Life of Claude King Singer, songwriter and actor, Claude King became best known by his biggest hit “Wolverton Mountain.” King was born in Keithville located in Southern Caddo Parish North Louisiana. At an early age, King has expressed interest ...

Some people will love you because you choose yourself first. Love may sometimes be selfish. One example is choosing your self first. Loving is not all about happiness or romance, but also about sacrifice. We have built a relationship to ...

“He’ll Have to Go” It is a classic song written by American songwriter Joe Allison, and Audrey Allison. It was then popularized by American country artist Jim Reeves. The song “He’ll Have to Go” was released on November 1959 from ...

Jim Reeves re-introduced himself as one of country music’s best artists in the ’50s. His song “He’ll Have to Go” topped not only the country chart but the pop chart too. The track is not originally from the singer. Reeves ...

There are times when we find ourselves facing a crossroad, confused with the many things going on in our lives, or struggling with something else, and on the verge of giving up. These situations offer us the best chance to ...

Country singer Jim Reeves heard Billy Brown’s version of “He’ll Have to Go.” By then, he was eager to record the song. When he found out that it wasn’t a huge success for Brown, he went on to make his ...

Flashback to the early 1940s, Ryman Auditorium, which was also affectionately dubbed the “Mother Church of Country Music,” opened its doors to the public. Since then, Ryman became the go-to place of all fans seeking to satiate their thirst for ...

“Precious Memories” is a gospel hymn covered by various artists. However, the most notable version was that of Alan Jackson’s. Jackson released an album with the title Precious Memories. This was the first gospel album that he released in his ...

It’s perfect when you find someone who will bring out the best in you. You know that no matter what people think about you, the person you love will look at you like you are perfect. Furthermore, they will love ...

Clockwise: Chuck Wagon Gang, Jim Reeves, The Gatlin Brothers, The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones | Photo credits: amazon.com; amazon.co.uk; shazam.com; illflyawayfoundation.org; dignitymemorial.com When Albert E. Brumley wrote the song “I’ll Fly Away,” it never crossed his mind that such ...