Jim Cato, of Goreville , IL , has had an interest in music and received his first guitar at the young age of 5. By the age of 8, Jim became a self-taught guitarist. In 1978 Jim joined the United States Marines; and served his country for 8 1/2 years. Jim has been singing and playing with many bands over the years. Jim started his first band in 1994 named " MIDDLE OF THE ROAD", and played with them for approximately for 4 years. Jim then played and sang lead vocals for approximately 1 year with a group named "LONG RUN", then left and pursued his passion of composing, writing, and singing demos. In April 2012, Jim joined the band 'NASH AND THE RAMBLERS" as "NASH". Now, Jim is currently working with the legendary "Doc Holiday and his "A" Team on an album release. Jim is very well known, has a large fan base, and has performed at many benefit and charity events throughout Southern Illinois area.