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RIP Jimmy Dean

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http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/13/jimmy.dean.obit/index.html?hpt=T3

 

 

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(CNN) -- Country music artist and sausage entrepreneur Jimmy Dean died at his home in Varina, Virginia, Sunday evening, police said. He was 81.

 

Dean, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, was with his wife Donna at the time of his death, which appears to be from natural causes, said R.J. Clark of the Henrico County Police department.

 

Musically, Dean is best known for his song "Big Bad John," which made it to No. 1 on both the country and pop charts in 1961 and was honored with a Grammy. His narrative style of song also produced hits like "Little Black Book" and "P.T. 109" -- a song about John F. Kennedy's command in the South Pacific during World War II.

 

Starting in 1963, he hosted a successful variety show on ABC called "The Jimmy Dean Show," which ran for three years. Regulars on the program included Roger Miller and puppeteer Jim Henson, making Rowlf -- a piano-playing dog -- an early Muppet favorite.

 

In the late 1960s Dean also appeared regularly on the NBC series "Daniel Boone." He played Boone's friend Josh Clements.

 

At about the same time, Dean started the Jimmy Dean Meat Company. Dean eventually sold his meat company to Sara Lee Foods in 1984, but remained its chairman and TV spokesman, which kept him in the public eye until recent years.

 

Dean was born Seth Ward in Olton, Texas, on August 10, 1928. His mom taught him piano starting at age 10, but he also learned how to play the guitar, harmonica, and accordion.

 

After his discharge from the Air Force in 1948 he put together a band called the Texas Wildcats and played in the Washington D.C. area

 

"We played every dive in Washington at one time or another," Dean said in his biography on the Country Music Hall of Fame website. "And dives is what they were."

 

Dean was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this year.

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dont nobody give a fuck about this dude

 

my cousin is super fine

my cousin is super fine

my cousin is super fine

my cousin is super fine

 

But you give a fuck about your cousin though, amirite?!

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"Country music artist and sausage entrepreneur. . ."

 

 

i doubt my obituary will say anything nearly as epic as this.

 

rip

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this thread better not turn into a sausage fest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

:lol:

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I have a day off, so I think I'm going to make a bunch of these sausages and eat them with waffles and syrup.

 

Now that's a cool story.

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used to get shrooms and dro off that guy.

Then he came down with schitzophrenia. I ended

up running into him in jail. He"borrowed" a new

BMW and drove it to texas and didn't think he did

anything wrong. Anyways he was so far gone that

they had to put him in PC

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too much fat and sodium....but thats for 1 entire package though. /no homo

 

thats all the protein you get???....9.5grams?...wtf??...you can get more protein than that from biting your nails.

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