Jimmy Dean



Jimmy Dean

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1953 to 2010
Born
August 10, 1928 in Plainview
Died
June 13, 2010
Location
Plainview, Texas, United States
Biography
Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman, best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand. He became a national television personality starting on CBS in 1957. He rose to fame for his 1961 country crossover hit "Big Bad John" and his 1963 ABC television series, The Jimmy Dean Show, which also gave puppeteer Jim Henson his first national media exposure. His acting career included a supporting role as Willard Whyte in the 1971 James Bond movie, Diamonds Are Forever.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


From the Vault

From the Vault

Jimmy Dean October 7, 2016

11 Tracks

Jimmy Dean - One Last Time

Jimmy Dean - One Last Time

Jimmy Dean March 25, 2016

20 Tracks

Jimmy Dean 1957-1960

Jimmy Dean 1957-1960

Jimmy Dean July 1, 2015

26 Tracks

Tall Tales and Songs

Tall Tales and Songs

Jimmy Dean January 16, 2015

9 Tracks

Hymns by Jimmy Dean (Remastering 2014)

Hymns by Jimmy Dean (Remastering 2014)

Jimmy Dean December 6, 2014

10 Tracks

Jimmy Dean's Christmas Card

Jimmy Dean's Christmas Card

Jimmy Dean November 17, 2014

11 Tracks

Night Train to Memphis

Night Train to Memphis

Jimmy Dean September 15, 2014

9 Tracks

All Time Greatest Country Hits

All Time Greatest Country Hits

Jimmy Dean May 24, 2014

39 Tracks

Big Bad John (And Other Fabulous Songs and Tales)

Big Bad John (And Other Fabulous Songs and Tales)

Jimmy Dean April 7, 2014

10 Tracks

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