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Jim Reeves Correspondence

Manuscript 248

Reeves, Jim (1923–1964). Correspondence, 1961

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Jim Reeves was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. His records were on the charts from 1950s-1980s, and he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound (a mixture of older country-style music with elements of popular music). He obtained a job as an announcer for KWKH-AM in Shreveport, Louisiana, then the home of the popular radio program Louisiana Hayride.

248-01 Correspondence: KSLO Broadcasting Company, Opelousas, Louisiana. To Jim Reeves, from Leonard J. Fontenot asking for a promotion tape of his latest recording for the radio program. August 18, 1961
Correspondence: From Joyce Gray, Secretary to Jim Reeves, to Leonard J. Fontenot with response indicating that Mr. Reeves would send a promo once he returns. August 31, 1961