DID YOU KNOW THAT RAY WINKLER, CO-WRITER
OF "WELCOME TO MY WORLD" RELEASED A TRIBUTE SINGLE TO JIM IN 1970 ON THE
STARTIME LABEL? HE WROTE TO DAVID BUSSEY AT THE TIME SEEKING ASSISTANCE.
The single released on the
independent STARTIME RECORDS (S-105) featured "MY TRIBUTE TO
JIM REEVES" as its A side - a recitation written & spoken by
Ray, underscored by a tasteful instrumental version of "WELCOME TO
The B side featured just the backing track. Unfortunately Ray failed to achieve a UK release for the single.
COURTESY: DAVID BUSSEY SCRAPBOOKS