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Little Jimmy Dickens

Little Jimmy DickensAKA Jimmy Cecil Dickens

Born: 19-Dec-1920
Birthplace: Bolt, WV
Died: 2-Jan-2015
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose

A short man, four foot eleven, known as "Tater". He was a regular at the Grand Ole Opry, originally invited as a guest by Roy Acuff. Country novelty hits include Country Boy (1949) and A-Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed (1950) and his most well known recording, May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose (1965). Dickens was hospitalized for pneumonia in 2004.

    University: University of West Virginia (attended)

    Country Music Hall of Fame 1983

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