Jim Lowe (born May 7, 1927), is an American singer-songwriter best known for his 1956 number-one hit record, “The Green Door.” A million seller and gold record recipient, “Green Door” was written by Marvin Moore and Bob Davie. The song reached number 8 in the UK Singles Chart in November 1956. Earlier Lowe wrote “Gambler’s Guitar,” a million selling hit for Rusty Draper in 1953. Born in Springfield, Missouri, Lowe graduated from the University of Missouri. 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. His most notable run as a disc jockey was with WNEW-AM in New York. Lowe also worked at WRR, Dallas and WNBC, New York where he was heard both locally and on the coast-to-coast NBC weekend program “Monitor”. He retired in 2004 at the age of 77, and lives in Southampton, New York.