Charlie Daniels once called Jim Owen country music's
least known superstar, and that may be true in some
cases, but he is certainly not unknown to ardent country
music fans all over the world. He is also well known in
Branson, Missouri, the Live entertainment capitol of the
Jim Owen calls himself "the luckiest man in the world,"
and he means it. "I love performing, and I love to make
people laugh," he says, and that's what he does at the
Doug Gabriel Theatre
in Branson. The Jim Owen Show is a favorite of the
millions that come to Branson each year. People love
Jim's offbeat sense of humor and his from-the-heart
Celebrities attend the Jim Owen Show. Here is Jim Owen
with Gene Fullmer, Middleweight boxing champion of the
Jim is a great
songwriter, he's starred in movies and may be the best
pure entertainer in the business. The "Best Entertainer"
statement was underscored in 1985 and again in 1987 when
Jim was named "Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year." He
starred in "Legends in Concert" at the Imperial Palace
on the world-famous strip for six years, one of the
longest "runs" in Vegas history.
on his tour in Holland 1980
Fans in Japan, Australia, and Hawaii, were treated to
the Jim Owen magic when he took his show on a world
tour. Jim has also toured Holland, Germany, Belgium, and
the British Isles, and was one of the first country
singers to appear at the renowned Glasgow Music
on his tour in Holland with Gerard De Vries
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A lot of
his fans know and love him for his portrayals of Hank
Williams Sr, in two television movies, and he always
includes a tribute to the "King of Country" in his show.
His PBS special
"Hank" was voted public televisions best show
of the year in 1977.