Jim Lowe is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1956 number-one hit record, “The Green Door”. He also served as a disc jockey and radio host and personality, and has been considered an expert on the popular music of the 1940s and 1950s.
Born in Springfield, Missouri, Lowe graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia.
His most notable run as a disc jockey was with WNEW-AM in New York. Lowe also worked at WNBC-AM in New York where he was heard both locally and on the coast-to-coast NBC Radio weekend program Monitor.
A million-seller and gold record recipient, Lowe’s 1956 hit “Green Door” was written by Marvin Moore and Bob Davie. The song reached No. 8 in the UK Singles Chart in November 1956. Lowe earlier wrote “Gambler’s Guitar”, a million-selling hit for Rusty Draper in 1953.