Kimberley Jim

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Kimberly Jim is the soundtrack to the film in which Jim Reeves starred shortly before his death. The music runs the gamut, from rousing Broadway-style show tunes with a vocal chorus to a version of "ng Gambler" that is one of the best and most country-sounding recordings of Reeves' late career. Other selections, including "Kimberly Jim" and "I Grew Up," are big-band vocal numbers that demonstate Reeves' versatility, and perhaps give further evidence of his continual drift toward the pop end of the spectrum. In fact, this music prompts the question as to whether Kimberly Jim is an anomaly or an indication that Reeves might have become a pure pop or easy listening vocalist had...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Kimberly Jim is the soundtrack to the film in which Jim Reeves starred shortly before his death. The music runs the gamut, from rousing Broadway-style show tunes with a vocal chorus to a version of "ng Gambler" that is one of the best and most country-sounding recordings of Reeves' late career. Other selections, including "Kimberly Jim" and "I Grew Up," are big-band vocal numbers that demonstate Reeves' versatility, and perhaps give further evidence of his continual drift toward the pop end of the spectrum. In fact, this music prompts the question as to whether Kimberly Jim is an anomaly or an indication that Reeves might have become a pure pop or easy listening vocalist had he lived. The songs on this collection don't crop up on greatest-hits packages, which makes Kimberly Jim an interesting oddity for those who wish to explore Reeves' catalog in greater depth.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/1999
  • Label: Soundies Records
  • UPC: 673477410322
  • Catalog Number: 4103

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Kimberley Jim (2:05)
  2. 2 Strike It Rich (1:59)
  3. 3 I Grew Up (2:23)
  4. 4 My Life Is a Gypsy (2:28)
  5. 5 Born to Be Lucky (1:31)
  6. 6 Old Fashioned Rag (2:19)
  7. 7 Could I Be Falling in Love (2:49)
  8. 8 Diamonds in the Sand (1:57)
  9. 9 A Stranger's Just a Friend (1:59)
  10. 10 Fall in and Follow (2:22)
  11. 11 Roving Gambler (1:51)
  12. 12 Dolly With the Dimpled Knees (1:09)
  13. 13 The Boom-Chick Polka (1:39)
  14. 14 The Search Is Ended (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jim Reeves Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Jimmy Walker Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
Taffy Kikillus Composer
H.R. Friedman Composer
Gilbert Gibson Composer
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