BMG Special Products' Golden Memories is a ten-track collection culled from Jim Reeves' classic RCA recordings. There doesn't appear to be any rhyme or reason to the song selection -- it's not a hits collection, but it has a few hits ("Distant Drums," "This Is It," "I'm Gonna Change Everything," "A Letter to My Heart"), mainly from the late '60s, along with a number of pretty good album tracks. It's a sampler with no discernible purpose, but it does make for some entertaining listening and may be worth the time of budget-minded casual fans who don't necessarily need (or are looking beyond) big hits like "He'll Have to Go."
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine