Southern Documentary Project

Title

Beautiful Jim

Authors

Rex Jones

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

2013

Description

Mississippi native Jimbeau Hinson ("Fancy Free", "Party Crowd") is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter living in Nashville, Tennessee who has been HIV-positive for over thirty years. He was also the first openly bisexual singer-songwriter in country music, and has been married to his wife, Brenda Fielder, for thirty-three years. Jimbeau has almost died from AIDS twice, although he is now HIV-undetectable, and he recently received a record deal and released a new album at age sixty-two. Featuring musical performances by Jimbeau Hinson, Jon Michaels, Marc-Alan Barnette and friends recorded live at Bluebird Cafe and Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee; and music by Jimbeau Hinson, Roy August, Kim Tribble, Jon Michaels, David Lee Murphy, Dillon Dixon, Marc-Alan Barnette, and Billy Dawson.

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

0:53:17

Geographic Location

Nashville (Tenn.)

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