Jim Stafford wrote and recorded his first chart making song, The Swamp Witch in 1974.
He followed with a gold single, Spiders and Snakes, which stayed on the American pop charts for 26 weeks. The hits just kept coming and included My Girl Bill, Wildwood Weed, and the wonderfully satirical Cow Patti, written for the Clint Eastwood movie, Any Which Way You Can, in which Jim appeared.
Jim launched his television career with The Jim Stafford Show on ABC in 1975. Jim continued to do numerous television appearances And in 1988 & 1989, Jim was a regular performer and head writer for the Emmy-nominated Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
Jim received a gold record for his work in the Disney movie The Fox and The Hound. Jim’s first love has always been live performance. This love brought him to Branson, Missouri, where he bought a theater and entertained visitors for 24 years.
During his show Jim combines hysterical comedy with masterful performances on the classical guitar as well as with heart-warming stories of the human spirit. Critically acclaimed as the “Victor Borge of the Guitar”, Jim creates hilarious antics from everyday life taking laughter to a new art form.
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“What are they saying?”
“Good Clean Show”
“Every time we are in Branson, Mo. We always go to the Jim Stafford Theatre. He puts on a very good show. We laughed so hard.”
“Jim was great!”
“Jim was great!!! Very personable and entertaining with the audience. The band was good and the songs were great!”
“Great musician and entertainer!”
“We loved his show! He is so witty and a talented musician! His show was great entertainment! Don’t miss this show!”
“Funny & entertaining!”
‘Loved the trademark Jim Stafford humor but didn’t realize how truly talented he is as a musician. Loved the little ditties in the guitar, but really was amazed at the classical guitar pieces (WOW!).’
“He is one of the best guitar pickers alive today, and his humor is really good. He had us all laughing almost conintually, and even many of his short tunes were hilarious. I can’t say enough about how great his show is. If you don’t go and see him you are missing one of the best.”
“Still at the top of his game!”
“We have been a fan of Jim Stafford for over 40 years dating back to the Smothers Brothers TV show and he just gets better with age. For good clean family entertainment this show ranks at the top.”