Ryman Auditorium Honors Musical Icons Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe with Life-Size Statues

Two of the most profound musical innovators in country and bluegrass music will forever remain part of the Soul of Nashville with the installation of life-size statues of Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The Ryman, which is recognized as the Soul of Nashville, was founded as a beacon of […]

Little Jimmy Dickens Receives Special Delivery From Fans

Grand Ole Opry icon Little Jimmy Dickens was greeted over the Independence Day holiday weekend with a crate of cards and letters sent by friends and fans to wish him well as he undergoes three weeks of short-term radiation treatments for a pre-cancerous condition on his vocal chords.

Little Jimmy Dickens To Begin Short-Term Radiation Treatments

Grand Ole Opry icon Jimmy Dickens, who has been absent from his beloved Opry stage for most of 2013, is set to undergo three weeks of short-term radiation treatments for a pre-cancerous condition on his vocal chords beginning next week. The Opry member’s doctors expect him to make a full recovery.