Jim Stafford and the Smothers Brothers
Posted on March 4th, 2011
Jim Stafford was born in Eloise, Florida and grew up in Winter Haven where he played in his high school band. He taught himself how to play the guitar, banjo, piano, fiddle, organ and harmonica. In 1967 and ‘68 he served as head copywriter/producer and performed regularly on the Smothers Brothers television show. After a career in song writing, television and movie appearances, Stafford opened his own Branson music show in the 1990s.