Little Jimmy Dickens
|Little Jimmy Dickens|
Dickens in 1955
|Birth name||James Cecil Dickens|
|Also known as||Little Jimmy Dickens
December 19, 1920|
Bolt, West Virginia, United States
|Died||January 2, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
|Labels||Columbia Records, Decca Records, United Artists Records|
James Cecil Dickens (December 19, 1920 – January 2, 2015), better known as Little Jimmy Dickens, was an American country music singer. He was famous for his humorous novelty songs, his small size, 4'11" (150 cm), and his rhinestone-studded outfits.
Dickens was hospitalized after a stroke on December 25, 2014. He died of cardiac arrest on January 2, 2015, at the age of 94.
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- "Little Jimmy Dickens, opry star, dies at 94". Tennessean.com. http://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/2015/01/02/little-jimmy-dickens-opry-star-dies-obit/21210809/. Retrieved January 2, 2015.