Grand Ole Opry Member Little Jimmy Dickens Hospitalized

Little Jimmy Dickens

Little Jimmy Dickens

Country entertainer Little Jimmy Dickens was admitted to a Nashville area hospital on Christmas Day, and is in critical care due to an undisclosed illness.

Dickens turned 94 on Dec. 19.

Cards and well wishes can be sent to him at the Grand Ole Opry at the following address:

Jimmy Dickens
c/o Grand Ole Opry House
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Dickens has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1948, and became a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1983. His hits include “Country Boy,” “Out Behind The Barn,” “May The Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose” and others.


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