Jimmie Faye worked in country music on the East coast it appears in the late
1950s and was associated with Smokey Warren. Smokey mentions him in a couple
of his columns.
Jimmie worked with Smokey and the Arizona Trail Blazers when they appeared
at the Le Coq Dor in Toronto, Ontario Canada in late 1956.
In 1956, Smokey tells fans that Jimmie was stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey
and was said to have won a couple of competitions at the Regiment and Post levels,
which made him eligible for competition in the 1st Army. If he got to that level,
Jimmie would then get a six month tour of the world along with television
Jimmie Faye was an accordion player.
Credits & Sources
- Rustic Rhythm; September 1957; Vol. 1, No. 6;
Rustic Rhythm, Inc.; 5 East 40th Street, New York, NY
- Country & Western Jamboree; Vol. 2, No. 10;
December 1956; Maher Publications; Chicago, IL