CONTRACT FOR A JIM REEVES SHOW AT THE PANTHER HALL, FRIDAY AUGUST
Jim Reeves and his band, the Blue Boys, were booked for a show at the Panther Hall in
Ft. Worth, Texas on Friday August 7th, 1964. They had performed tat the Panther Hall
before. Unfortunately, Jim Reeves and Dean Manuel, his piano player, were killed when
Jim's plane went down exactly a week before, on July 31st, 1964.
( from a Xerox copy made from the original contract in the Dave Bussey collection)
Picture from the Panther Hall from a brochure when it was put for sale in probably
1972. The club finally closed in 1975.
(courtesy Mr. Ron Cheeck)