Wow...what a heavy duty question and right before the big holiday week-end in America when everybody is thinking about "black Friday" and perhaps turkey and other goodies etc etc. and not necessarily JR.
I look forward to reading the views of JR's fans from across the world especially Africa and the far east.
How one defines legend will probably dictate the nature of the answers. Legend perhaps meaning "celebrity,dignitary luminary, marvel, phenomenon,superstar,sensation" etc. etc.
In about 1976, a LP was released called "Jim Reeves-A Legendary Performer".The liner notes were written by Pee Wee King and he stated that "because Jim Reeves is an international historic idol and is a tradition around the world,he is a legend in country music".And he went on to state that because of the visions and dreams he had he is a legend,a true perennial.He was imaginative,creative,fanciful,human ,honest and had an insight into peoples' hearts and souls because he cared and he sang to each of us on a individual basis. Enough said I think!. Enjoy your holiday week-end. Cheers.
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