"Little" Jimmy Dickens

Jimmy Dickens
Little Jimmy Dickens
"Little" Jimmy Dickens with the Country Boys
Real name
James Cecil Dickens
December 19, 1920
January 2, 2015
United States
00008192695 5 works
Country musician known for his novelty songs and short stature -- 4 feet, 11 inches. Dickens was a member of the Grand Ole Opry for some 60 years. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1983.


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
June 1969 Bill Anderson [US1]
1963 (12 artists)
December 29, 1949 (7 artists)
 REC April 13, 1964 (15 artists)
Originally by Luke the Drifter (Hank Williams) REL
December 1954 (4 artists)
June 15, 1949 (5 artists)
August 1967 (2 artists)
October 21, 1970 Conway Twitty
January 1968 (2 artists)
April 28, 1958 (5 artists)
December 29, 1949 Ken Marvin
December 1950 (8 artists)
April 15, 1957 (3 artists)
April 30, 1951 (3 artists)
February 1965 (27 artists)
September 1965 (19 artists)
April 28, 1958 (3 artists)
May 1954 (9 artists)
1955 (4 artists)
1984 Dallas Wayne
1984 Ann Magnuson
September 1954 (21 artists)
 REC July 1951 Tom Mindte - Mason Via - Ben Somerville
Originally by Mac O'Dell and His Alabama Jubilees REL
August 1955 (35 artists)
1959 (15 artists)
1970 Bill Withers

Covers by "Little" Jimmy Dickens

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1960 Leon Rusk
September 1962 Joe Cannonball Lewis
August 24, 2009 Stonewall Jackson
September 6, 1966 Bob Cain
February 1969 Mel Tillis
May 1954 Onie Wheeler
1973 Loudon Wainwright III
  May 1961 Lawton Williams REL, Billy Walker REC
December 1960 Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
  1960 Jerry and Zelda REL, Gene Autry REC, Lulu Belle and Scotty BRD
Heartbreak Avenue Jimmy Dickens March 1968 Unverified
February 1972 Joe Carson
March 20, 1950 Kenny Roberts [US]
November 1957 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
March 1968 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
August 1964 Debbie Reynolds
January 1953 (unknown)
November 1957 (unknown), Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
1960 Fiddlin' John Carson
August 1952 (unknown)
July 1950 Johnnie and Jack and Their Tennessee Mountain Boys
February 1969 Jimmy Work
September 1962 Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
November 1952 The Chuck Wagon Gang
October 21, 1970 Jerry Lee Lewis
October 1950 Cliff Bruner and His Texas Wonderers
January 1954 Piano Red
  September 1962 Webb Pierce REL,REC
February 1969 Smilin' Eddie Hill and His Boys
February 1965 Stonewall Jackson
September 1962 The Stanley Brothers
January 1953 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
August 1952 Asher and Rodeheaver
March 1968 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
November 1957 Grady & Hazel Cole
July 6, 1962 Johnny Western with the Guitars of Johnny Fields, Mel Tillis
February 1965 Leon Payne
1960 Ernest Tubb
November 1957 (unknown), Hugh Cross
February 1969 Ernest Tubb
April 30, 1951 Johnnie and Jack and Their Tennessee Mountain Boys
August 20, 2013 "Little" Jimmy Dickens
November 6, 2007 Blind Alfred Reed
January 1954 Arlie Duff
March 1968 Bobby Lewis [US3]



Title Performer Release date Label
A Death in the Family Jimmy Dickens June 1969 Decca
Another Bridge to Burn "Little" Jimmy Dickens 1963 Columbia [US]
A-Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed "Little" Jimmy Dickens December 29, 1949 Columbia [US]
Blackeyed Joe's "Little" Jimmy Dickens September 1954 Columbia [US]
Country Boy "Little" Jimmy Dickens June 15, 1949 Columbia [US]
Daddy and the Wine Jimmy Dickens August 1967 Decca
"Dead Skunk" (In the Middle of the Road) Little Jimmy Dickens 1973 Starday Records
Everyday Family Man "Little" Jimmy Dickens October 21, 1970 United Artists Records
Fireball Mail "Little" Jimmy Dickens December 1960 Columbia [US]
Helpless Jimmy Dickens February 1972 United Artists Records
Hillbilly Fever "Little" Jimmy Dickens March 20, 1950 Columbia [US]
I Got a Hole in My Pocket "Little" Jimmy Dickens April 28, 1958 Columbia [US]
I Love Lucy Brown Jimmy Dickens January 1968 Decca
I'm Little But I'm Loud "Little" Jimmy Dickens December 1950 Columbia [US]
I Never Had the Blues "Little" Jimmy Dickens April 15, 1957 Columbia [US]
Is Goodbye That Easy to Say? "Little" Jimmy Dickens August 1964 Columbia [US]
I Shall Not Be Moved "Little" Jimmy Dickens January 1953 Columbia [US]
It May Be Silly (But Ain't It Fun) "Little" Jimmy Dickens April 30, 1951 Columbia [US]
May the Bird of Paradise Fly up Your Nose "Little" Jimmy Dickens September 1965 Columbia [US]
No Tears in Heaven "Little" Jimmy Dickens November 1952 Columbia [US]
Out Behind the Barn "Little" Jimmy Dickens May 1954 Columbia [US]
Salty Boogie "Little" Jimmy Dickens 1955 Columbia [US]
Stinky Pass the Hat Around "Little" Jimmy Dickens December 1954 Columbia [US]
Take Up Thy Cross "Little" Jimmy Dickens August 1952 Columbia [US]
Talking to the Wall "Little" Jimmy Dickens May 1961 Columbia [US]
The Sign on the Highway "Little" Jimmy Dickens July 1951 Columbia [US]
The Violet and a Rose "Little" Jimmy Dickens July 6, 1962 Columbia [US]
Walk, Chicken, Walk "Little" Jimmy Dickens July 1950 Columbia [US]
We Could "Little" Jimmy Dickens August 1955 Columbia [US]
When That Love Bug Bites You (He'll Keep Gnawin', Gnawin', Gnawin') "Little" Jimmy Dickens October 1950 Columbia [US]
When Your House Is Not a Home "Little" Jimmy Dickens 1959 Columbia [US]
Where the Buffalo Trud "Little" Jimmy Dickens September 6, 1966 Columbia [US]
Y'All Come "Little" Jimmy Dickens January 1954 Columbia [US]
(You've Been Quite a Doll) Raggedy Ann Jimmy Dickens 1970 Decca

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