"Wagon Load of Love" / "What Were You Doing Last Night?" (Abbott)
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[in a 1964 interview] When I was five years old I heard my first phonograph recording. I was in the pasture, with a pet pig of mine, and was startled by the sound of music coming from the house. When I got there, there was this little suitcase-looking concern on the porch, with a crank, and music was coming from it. I couldn't understand how all those people could fit inside that little suitcase.
His fan-base in Norway is so huge his widow, Mary Reeves
, has received countless gold, platinum and even diamond (!) records from Norway up till this day. There was even a special album made for Norwegian fans: "Jim Reeves - Norwegian hits" in 1999. In the early 1960s Reeves was the first US artist to sell to gold in Norway, and after his death he dominated the Norwegian charts through the entire...