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Little Jimmy Dickens (1920–2015)

Little Jimmy Dickens was born on December 19, 1920 in Bolt, West Virginia, USA as James Cecil Dickens. He was married to Mona Evans, Anne Ernestine Jones and Dorothy (Connie) Chapman. He died on January 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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  The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Quebe Sisters Band (2009) ... (writer: "Bessie the Heifer")
- Little Jimmy Dickens (2008) ... (performer: "Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed", "John Henry, the Steel Drivin' Man")
 2009 Crook & Chase (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 July 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Sleepin' At the Foot of the Bed", "Out Behind The Barn")
 2009 The Queens of Country (Video) (performer: "I Saw The Light")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame (Video) (performer: "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose")
 2000 Grand Ole Opry 75th: A Celebration (TV Special) (performer: "Kiss An Angel Good Morning")
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose")
 1974 8th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed")
 1968-1973 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Little Jimmy Dickens (1973) ... (performer: "One in a Million", "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)")
- Little Jimmy Dickens (1968) ... (performer: "Can You Build Your House?", "Wabash Cannonball")
 1969-1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.4 (1970) ... (writer: "Country Boy")
- Episode #1.27 (1970) ... (writer: "Country Boy")
- Episode #1.13 (1969) ... (writer: "Country Boy")
 1966 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.56 (1966) ... (performer: "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose", "Honky Tonk Troubles")
 1957 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Over Tonight", "We Could", "Big Sandy", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee")
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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Bill Anderson, for the "Country's Family Reunion Nashville" video collection. See more »


4' 11" (1.5 m)

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Most famous for the novelty song, "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose," which reached #15 on the U.S. charts in December of 1965. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1983. See more »



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