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Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean
Born: Aug 10, 1928 in Plainview, TX
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Died: Jun 13, 2010 in Varina, VA
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: The average man on the street would most likely recognize Jimmy Dean from the line of smoked sausage that bears his name, but prior to entering the pork products business, Dean was a successful television personality and a country hitmaker noted for his half-spoken narrative songs. Dean was born near ...Read full biography
Big Bad John and Other Fabulous Songs and Tales [Columbia]
Released: 1961
Label: Columbia
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This was the album that established Jimmy Dean as a hitmaker in the early '60s, switching from mainly gospel material to country/pop. Along with his biggest hit, "Big Bad John," the other ten tracks include ...Read full review
Everybody's Favorite
Released: 1963
Label: Columbia
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