MY SWEET LOVE! Your memory is with us each and every day! You were a shining light to everyone you met, and my heart is full with beautiful memories and stories of those lives you touched! We are “Keeping the Music Playing” for you! – Reneda
Jim has 5 national and international charted recordings to his credit. Ray Charles – Slip Away, Gene Watson- Bottle of Tears, Dorothy Moore- I Found Someone, Ed Bruce- Someone Who Would Care, Eric Clapton with Bobby Whitlock -Southern Gentleman, just to name a few. He’s a featured artist with “The Original Flares” on Catbone Records, “Belly Full of Blues”. In 2015, he co-wrote the theme song to the Movie, “Happy Log”. He was awarded the Mississippi Dreamers Achievement Award in 2017 for his continuing contribution to Mississippi Music. In 2019, the movie
“Turnover” featured “Blue Memories”, a song written by Jim and co-writer Jack Bond. Semi-retired, he lived in Alabama with his wife and partner Reneda. Together they are the founders of The Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival.