Jim Nabors

impossible dream
Being a one-hit wonder might be enough if your single stroke of genius turns out to be one of the most enduring, oft-recorded songs in the history of popular music - " The Impossible Dream (The Quest)" from the 1965 Broadway musical Man of La Mancha.
Jim "Gomer Pyle" Nabors, who owed his entire career to Andy Griffith, once told me about the first time the two ever met,  after Andy had seen his nightclub act in the early 1960s.
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