Prominent Flok Singer & Composer, Jim Post, dies at 82

Jim Post was a folk singer-songwriter, composer, playwright, and actor from the United States. In 1968, his pop song “Reach Out of the Darkness” appeared for 14 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 10.

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Folk singer-songwriter, composer, and playwright Jim Post dies at 82

Jim Post, who with his then-wife Cathy formed the band Friend & Lover and achieved success in 1968 with the timeless hippie hymn “Reach Out of the Darkness,” passed away on September 14 in Dubuque, Iowa, from congestive heart failure.

He was 82. Author of children’s books Janet Smith Post, his former wife, broke the news of his passing to The New York Times.

Jim Post Age, Family, Early Life

Jim Post was born in Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1939(82 years old). He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Scorpio.

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There is currently no verified information about Jim Post’s parents yet.

Jim Post Wife, What about his Children?

After their hit song failed to create a successful follow-up, Jim and Cathy Post split (Cathy Conn died in 2018). Post married and divorced four more times before dying with a daughter and a grandchild.

Jim Post Career, What was his profession?

Jim performed and recorded as Friend and Lover with his then-wife, Cathy Conn Post, in the 1960s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a solo singer-songwriter in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Post was a frequent performer at the Earl of Old Town and other Chicago folk music venues, as well as a contemporary of notable singer-songwriters Steve Goodman, John Prine, Fred Holstein, and Bonnie Koloc, as well as a frequent collaborator with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mick Scott and Tom Dundee.

Gathering at the Earl of Old Town, an album of Chicago folk performers released in 1971, includes the first recording of Goodman’s “City of New Orleans.” Beginning in 1985, he presented the Flea Market folk show, which aired live at Navy Pier on WBEZ. During the 1990s and 2000s, he concentrated on playing Mark Twain in one-man performances akin to Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain Tonight and Mike Randall’s Mark Twain Live. Post has also released a children’s CD.

How much is Jim Post Net Worth?

It is impossible to estimate Jim Post’s net worth at the time of writing because no information about her or her earnings has been made public.

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Which school and college did he go to?

The high school Jim Post went to or the university he graduated from are all under review. Thus, we can assume that he completed his education in his hometown.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Post appears unavailable on social media, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Jim Post’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jim Post’s should be knows

Zodiac signScorpio
Relationship StatusMarried