Jimmy C. Newman

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Jimmy C. Newman
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Jimmy C. Newman at 2009 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles
Background information
Birth nameJimmy Yves Newman
Born(1927-08-29)August 29, 1927
Mamou, Louisiana, U.S.
DiedJune 21, 2014(2014-06-21) (aged 86)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresCountry, Cajun
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsAcoustic guitar
Years active1954–2014

Jimmy Yves Newman (August 29, 1927 – June 21, 2014), better known as Jimmy C. Newman (the C stands for Cajun),[1][2] was an American singer and a long time star of the Grand Ole Opry. He was known for his songs "Cry Cry Darling" and "A Fallen Star".

Newman died of cancer in Nashville on June 21, 2014, aged 86.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CMT.com Jimmy C. Newman". Retrieved 2009-10-22.
  2. "Jimmy C. Newman". Rovi. 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  3. Jimmy C. Newman's obituary