GENTLEMAN JIM DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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  James Travis "Jim" Reeves
(August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964)

Country/pop singer Jim Reeves, whose biggest hit was 1960’s "He’ll Have
To Go", was killed when the small plane he was piloting crashed near
Nashville. He was 39. Dean Manuel, Reaves’ piano player-road manager,
was also killed in the crash. After Reaves’ death, his widow continued to
release his material well into the 1980s.

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The wreckage of Jim Reeves private-single-engine plane  

 



Released in January of 1964

 

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