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1952 ~ A young Jim Staton playing Mandolin
in Dorsey Finney's School Band in Fairfax, Oklahoma with Arnold
Adams.

Put some more about school days here.
Dorsey Finney, Arnold Adams, Floyd Parent
and Jim Staton back in
1952
Jim in 1960 playing with the Rhythm Rockers
Band in Shidler, OK., with The Smith Brothers. (Gene, Jerry and
Ronnie)
1960 with The Smith Brothers: Ronnie and
Johnny Brian
1967 to 1969 ~ The Chaparrals at the
Caprock in Hobbs NM. and The Hightway House Motel in Roswell. (Jim, Les Crow and
Arnold Adams)
1969 to 1970 ~ The Starlighters in The New
Mexico Area, up and down the Rocky Mountains and first engagement at the Golden
Nugget in Los Vegas.
1969-1970 ~ The Starlighters in New Mexico
Area, up and down the Rocky Mts. and first engagement at the Golden Nugget in
Los Vegas
1970 ~ Second Starlighters, first band to
go to U.S. Air Force Bases in Goose Bay, Labrador, Sondre Strom and Thule,
Greenland.
1970 ~ First Country Bridge Band in and
around New Mexico and up and down the Rocky Mts., (left to right) Clovie Chunn,
Tommy Nallie and Jim
Staton.
1971 to 1974 ~ The Second Country Bridge
Band played in 21 States and U.S. Air Force trips to Labrador and
Greenland.
1971-1974 ~ Second Country Bridge Band
played in 21 States and U.S. Air Force trips to Labrador and
Greenland.
1974 ~ New Mexico and other states - Darrel
Crouch, Jim Staton, Mick Forbes and Carol
Staton.
1975-1976 ~ The Second Jim Staton Show
Group.
1976-1978 ~ Third Jim Staton Show with
Carol, Christine, Tommie Nallie and Jim at Wichita Falls,
Texas.
1978-1981 ~ The Stan Gunn Show Band: Paul
Fredrickson, Jim Staton, Stan Gunn, JD. Pun Pon, David McBride., North Central
U.S.A., based out of Sioux Falls, South
Dakota.
1978-1981 ~ The Stan Gunn Show Band: Paul
Fredrickson, Jim Staton, Stan Gunn, J.D. Pun Pon, David McBride., North Central
U.S.A., based out of Sioux Falls, South
Dakota.
1978-1981~ The Stan Gunn Show Band: Paul
Fredrickson, Jim Staton, Stan Gunn, J.D. Pun Pon, David McBride., North Central
U.S.A., based out of Sioux Falls, South
Dakota.
1978-1981~ The Stan Gunn Show Band: Paul
Fredrickson, Jim Staton, Stan Gunn, J.D. Pun Pon, David McBride., North Central
U.S.A., based out of Sioux Falls, South
Dakota.
An outdoor Jam in Sioux Falls,
SD
1981 ~ The Adams Family Reunion in Fairfax,
OK., which is the home town of Jim
Staton.
1981 ~The Adams Family Reunion in Fairfax,
OK. Jim's Home Town with Jack Sherbon and Arnold
Adams.
1981-1985 ~Tony Best Trio - Sioux Falls,
South Dakota and North Central U.S.A. Three years as a full time House Band for
the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Sioux Fall, South
Dakota.
1981-1985 ~Tony Best Trio - Sioux Falls,
South Dakota and North Central U.S.A. Three years as a full time House Band for
the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Sioux Fall, South
Dakota.
1986 to Present Day: Ponca City, OK. and
parts of Kansas. The Sunshine Playboys, George Downum, Ken Wilson, Jim Staton,
and Chuck Case playing at the Ponca City Moose Lodge for a Monday Night
Dance.
1986-2012 ~ Mr. Jim Staton at The Wichita
Moose Lodge, Wichita,
Kansas.
1986 ~ Ponca City, OK Moose Lodge - The
Monday Night Groupies: Maxine, Loretta, Beth, Jo and
Gayle.
1986 ~ Ponca City Moose Lodge - Don Wright
as Elvis.
At the Elks
2009 ~ Winfield, Kansas Veterans Home, Jim,
Joe Tompkins and Ken
Wilson.
2012 ~ At the Wichita Moose Lodge, Wichita,
Kansas. (Front right: Jim Staton. Jim started performing here in
1986!
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2012 ~ Colman Smith and Jim at the Rio
Grande Valley Music Festival, Stage One, Mercedes,
Texas.
Brian & Christine in lighted circle to right of Jim - JIM ROCKIN' n' REELIN' at the DON WES FLEA MARKET.