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Country Music Says Good Bye To An Opry Legend

Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens was remembered by family, friends and fans at his musical home for more than 60 years on Thursday.  During the service at the Grand Ole Opry House, Little Jimmy’s dear friend Brad Paisley said, “While this feels like this should be a solemn occasion, he would want us to be anything but sad.”   Dickens last performed at the Opry on December 20th as part of an event celebrating his 94th birthday.   27 more words


Beloved Opry Star Passes Away

Grand Ole Opry star Little Jimmy Dickens passed away on January 2. Dickens was loved by just about everyone and quickly became a one-of-a-kind entertainer after joining the Grand Ole Opry in 1948. 109 more words

Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Opry member, dies at 94

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Jimmy Dickens, a diminutive singer-songwriter known for his sense of humor and as the oldest cast member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. 694 more words


Just Call Me Dickey: Act II

When I was a kid if you would have asked me what I was gonna be when I grew up, I mean even as a little first grader, I woulda told you I was gonna be a guitar picker on the  65 more words