Born and raised in rural Texas, James Travis Reeves skyrocketed to national stardom in the mid-1950's with such hits as Mexican Joe and Bimbo. Though an airplane crash took his life in 1964, he will always be remembered as one of country music's most important, influential performers. His wonderfully successful career has been a testament to his wavering popularity he had more than 50 Top Ten hits - 18 of which hit the charts sometimes decades after his death.
This is the moving story of one of the greatest country singers of all time, told by the people who knew and loved him best. In addition to the definitive biography, this show also features full-length clips of Jim performing 17 of his best songs!