Over the past four decades, Jim Ed Brown has firmly established himself in the minds of Country Music Fans as a masterful presence in every aspect of the Country Music Industry Field. Some of his earliest memories are of close family times, when all of the members of the houshold would gather on Saturday nights to listen to the Grand Ole Opry on a battery powered radio. Jim Ed and his older sister, Maxine, were fascinated by what they heard and soon began harmonizing together. A few years later, Jim Ed and Maxine began to perform occasionally on the local radio shows.
Eventually, younger sister Bonnie joined them as 'The Browns', and they scored immediate top-10 hit, 'Here Today and Gone Tomorrow.' The group signed with RCA Victor in 1956, and two number-one releases followed in quick succession, 'I Take the Chance' and 'I Heard the Bluebird Sing.'
Later, he and his sisters recorded the song which would leave the indelible mark on musical history, 'The Three Bells.' Released in 1959, it sold over a million copies and created a sensation as the first number one country song ever to cross over to number one on the pop and rhythm & blues charts as well.
Beginning in 2003, Jim Ed added another chapter to his entertainment repertoire when he began hosting the weekly Country Greats Music Radio Show. Today the popular weekly show is heard on nearly 200 stations nationwide.
Jim Ed’s folksy storytelling and warm recollections of the stories behind the songs has helped make the show the fastest growing country music show in America. If there is one word best suited to describe Jim Ed Brown, it is versatility. As a dynamic component in duets and a trio, as a solo recording artist, and as a popular radio and TV host, he has filled role after role with shining success.