14 June 2010 8:52 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

By Dylan Stableford 

Jimmy Dean – country music singer, actor and breakfast sausage king – died on Sunday. He was 81.

Dean, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, recorded several hits, including “Bummin Around” and 1961’s “Big Bad John” for which he won a Grammy.

He also had a television show, "Country Style," in the 1950s on CBS.

But Dean was perhaps best known for his brand of breakfast sausages, which he launched in »


- Dylan Stableford

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