Son, Tyler, born during marriage to Bobbie Gentry. RundesNettes, Other Works Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Jim Stafford was previously married to Bobbie Gentry (1978 - 1981). [4] Stafford continued to have moderate chart success through most of 1975. He was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. (? This Month, We Sat Down to Talk", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jim_Stafford&oldid=983783592, BLP articles lacking sources from February 2017, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2019, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 October 2020, at 06:39. She co-owned the Jim Stafford Theatre in Branson until December 2013. Stafford's first chart hit was "Swamp Witch", produced by Lobo,[4] which cracked the U.S. top 40 in July 1973. The Jim Stafford Show was a six-week summer variety series shown on ABC from July 30, 1975 (1975-07-30) to September 3, 1975 (1975-09-03). National Television StarJim launched his television career with The Jim Stafford Show on ABC in 1975. Jim also hosted 56 episodes of “Nashville on the Road” and made 26 appearances on the “Tonight Show”. Leave feedback. He received a gold record for his work in the Disney movie, The Fox and The Hound, and writes for other popular artists such as his “Can’t Get The Hell Out of Texas”, recorded by George Jones and Jerry Reed. James Wayne Stafford (born January 16, 1944) is an American comedian, musician, and singer-songwriter. Along with this, Jim hosted, co-wrote, and produced the nationally syndicated radio show, Branson USA; received the Mayflower Tours, Inc. award as one of their top ten suppliers in North America; co-wrote the script for the show “Patsy” and wrote and produced the new musical theme of the Ozarks Discover IMAX Theater in Branson entitled “Neighbors”.

Feel free to contribute! Has his own show and theatre on the famous Highway 76 in Branson, Missouri. present) ( 2 children). While writing, producing, directing, and performing his own show, Jim has twice received the Area Appreciation award for his service to the Tri-Lakes Community (1992 & 1997). He is self-taught on guitar, fiddle, piano, banjo, organ and harmonica.He was the supervising writer for "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", which aired on NBC in 1988. Jim says of his life on Table Rock Lake, “Every day in Branson is a wonderful day, if you don’t think so, just try skipping one…It’s exciting having the opportunity to do what I enjoy the most and be a part of a wonderful community like Branson”. He just released his second classical guitar album, “Somewhere In Time” (March 2002). Scovell made the accusation in her memoir and a 2019 Vanity Fair article. Jim Stafford is a celebrated American singer with a huge fan base. Stafford contributed to several movie soundtracks. Stafford has his own theater in Branson, Missouri, since 1990, and still performs there three nights a week. Scovell then lost her job as the show went into a second season. Recently, Jim’s play Neighborhood Watch premiered on the Springfield Little Theatre stage and ran for a season in Branson.

Artist descriptions on Last.fm are editable by everyone. Born James Wayne Stafford on January 16, 1944, in Winter Haven, Florida, Jim is an American comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. In the late 1970s, Stafford was married briefly to singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry,[3] and they have a son, Tyler Gentry Stafford.

… In 2010, he produced and recorded his first Christmas album, A Guitar for Christmas. He was born on 16th […] |  Stafford was credited with being the supervising writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour revival show, which aired on CBS in 1988.[5]. He is a favorite as Branson’s Littlest Musician. Ann is a behind the scenes creative and business partner. Blimps whirl, flying saucers hover, guitars drop, cows stampede, tornados touch down and Chihuahuas are saved, all in one experience at the Jim Stafford Show. PersonalJim Stafford, his wife, Ann, and their two Children, Sheaffer and GG, live just outside of Branson, on Table Rock Lake. [2] His children, Sheaffer and GG, accompany him on stage. On March 2, 1974, his biggest hit, "Spiders & Snakes", peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, selling over two million copies, earning a gold disc by the RIAA that month. Jim and his wife Ann received the coveted Ambassadors Award from the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and led the drive to extend Branson to a year round destination in a promotion called “Hot Winter Fun”. In high school, Jim and his friends, songwriter Bobby Bradock, Kent LaVoie and Gram Parsons (of the Byrds) played together in a band with Jumpin’ Bill Carlisle. Laser lights, a real 3-D Virtual Thrill Ride (created and developed in-house at Jim’s theater), black light magic and more are just a few of the deliriously delightful surprises that await you at the Jim Stafford Theatre.

She co-owned the Jim Stafford Theatre in Branson until December 2013. It featured Valerie Curtin, Richard Stahl, Deborah Allen, Cyndi Wood, and Gallagher, and was co-produced by Tony Scotti. This love brought him to Branson, Missouri, where he owns a theater and entertains visitors all year long. Has two adopted children, Schaeffer and GG (Georgia Garland after Jim and Ann's mothers). [7][8] Stafford was asked to speak to the allegation in March 2018, but did not respond.[8]. From the award winning landscaping to the lighting and sound, Jim’s theater adds to the complete enjoyment of his visitors. All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Biography American star Jim Stafford is the most outstanding singer in music history, and that success has made the superstar a wealthy singer. |  Singer-songwriters Jim Stafford and Bobbie Gentry are officially married by Tennessee Lieutenant Governor John Wilder on October 15, 1978, in Somerville, about 20 … Jim was introduced to comedy playing in Nashville as a young musician. He co-hosted the popular prime-time show “Those Amazing Animals” with Burgess Meredith and Pricilla Presley. [June 2005], View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. Let’s discover his Biography, Net Worth, Age, Wife/Partner, Family, Affairs, Measurements, Achievements & Much More! A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site.