you like to sing in the shower, this new Jim Reeves CD from VoiceMasters
is for you. It
contains 12 melodic gems from the irreplaceable Mr. Reeves, whose
smooth, velvet tones are showcased in all new instrumental settings.
rare and previously unreleased material, VoiceMasters is once again proud
to premier a CD of rarities that features some of Jim's most
unforgettable songs that you're going to want to sing along with
or even dance to.
arrangers, musicians and background vocalists have been brought
together to combine talents on this project. The result is simply
stunning. The 24-bit digital audio is rich and crystal clear
for superb stereo sound. And as every fan knows, listening to Jim Reeves
sing makes you feel so good.
with our previous CD of overdubs, we have taken a gentle approach
in our musical arrangements so as not to overshadow that magnificent
voice. As you listen, you're realize anew that Jim Reeves could
never sing a less-than-stellar note.
note the RealAudio samples below do not do justice to how good
the CD sounds).
new CD opens with a previously unreleased version of the pop-influenced
that Jim wrote and sings with elegance. Just listen to that mellow
trombone and those lush strings! Mr. Reeves is at his quintessential
best on this compelling love song.
all new rendition of "Yours" features a lively Calypso arrangement
that would make Jimmy Buffet envious. (Try taking the CD to your
local country music dance club and watch the floor fill up with
dancers as they play that number!)
release of "Deep
marks the first time fans will hear an overdub that presents
Jim's vocal track with such clarity and in the way in which
he recorded it. (When RCA released its version back in 1967,
they speeded it up and made the pitch higher).
"I'm Beginning to Forget You," will no doubt achieve
a lot of radio airplay around the world. Singer Beverly Daggerhart
a bit of a duet with Jim. Milton Smith orchestrated it and famed
gospel singer Wesley
did the vocal arranging and sang on this and some of the other
of duets, Blue Boy Bobby
sings with Jim on a bouncy version of "I'm
Gonna Change Everything," with this one featuring strings.
It's a real toe-tapper that Jim had fun singing.
of the prettiest songs Jim ever sang was "My Happiness" -- another unreleased
title track is a demo that Mary Reeves and RCA never overdubbed
or put out. Famed country arranger David Johnson has given "Heartbreakin'
a compelling country sound. Jim sings it with an informality
that contrasts with his more formal offerings here.
of Jim's personal favorites was "Blue Boy," which he even named
his band after. On this rendition, Mr. Reeves sings it in a real
jazzy style, and Milton Smith's piano compliments the mood, along
with an orchestra and smooth new background vocals .
after he rose to national prominence with this song, Jim revisited
and re-recorded it in his more polished style. This cut represents
the true flowering of Reeves' mature artistic sensibility.
country classic made famous by Charlie Rich is "I Don't
See Me In Your Eyes Anymore." But nobody could sing it better
than Jim. This song is newly reprocessed for a better sound,
tune that has never been released by RCA or overdubbed before
is the catchy "Standby", You're going to
love our treatment of it,
final musical selection on the CD is an effervescent and lush
arrangement of "White
that is sure to become a holiday favorite of yours for many years
BONUS! As a surprise for fans, we are proud
to present the rarest, most intimate interview with Jim Reeves
known to exist, conducted by famed country music deejay Bill Mack. In the 33-minute interview Jim is expansive,
talking about country
artists he has known like Hank Williams, and even personal
details about his life and interests! You will get a close-up
view of Jim like you've never had before. It's like you've gone
out to dinner with Jim and are having a relaxed and candid chat!
Audio clips courtesy
of VoiceMasters, LLC. Copyright 2004 by VoiceMasters, LLC. All
worldwide rights reserved.