James "Texas Jim" Lewis (Meigs, Georgia, October 15, 1909 - January 23, 1990) was an American western swing musician.
One of America's original cowboy stars, James "Texas Jim" Lewis, had (as a showbiz veteran) seemingly done it all by the time he moved to Seattle in 1950. Having played live country music over the radio in the 1920s, formed a Western Swing stringband in the 1930s, recorded hits for various major labels into the 1940s, this contemporary of Hollywood movie stars… read more
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