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Back in 1964, Jim Reeves released a melodious track titled “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You.”

“Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” is a notable compilation album by Jim Reeves, released in 1964 under the RCA Camden label. This album is particularly significant because most of its tracks were originally from Reeves’ 1956 album “Singing Down the Lane.” The album includes various songs, with the title track “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” being one of the highlights.

Interestingly, the song “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” was not originally written or first performed by Jim Reeves. It was penned by Scotty Wiseman for the 1944 musical film “Sing, Neighbor, Sing” and became a major hit when performed by Lulu Belle and Scotty. The song gained widespread popularity and was covered by numerous artists over the years, including Gene Autry, whose version reached number 3 on the Country & Western charts in 1946, and Ricky Nelson, who included it on his 1957 album “Ricky.”

The album “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” by Jim Reeves achieved considerable success, reflecting Reeves’ influence and popularity in the country music genre. It charted well, reaching number 5 on the U.S. Top Country Albums chart and number 12 on the UK Albums chart between 1964 and 1965.

Jim Reeves himself was a prominent figure in country and popular music, known for his smooth voice and Nashville Sound. His contribution to music extended over several decades, from the 1950s through to the 1980s, leaving a lasting impact on the genre.

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