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Jimmy Dean (August 10, 1928 Olton, Texas - June 13, 2010 Varina, Virginia) was an American singer, actor, and businessman who became a professional entertainer following a stint in the U.S. Air Force in the late 1940s. He was born Jimmy Ray Dean (not Seth Ward, as is sometimes stated - Seth Ward is the district of Plainview, Texas where he grew up).

He became the host of the popular Washington D.C. TV program Town and Country Time and, with… read more

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  • Such a shame! I discovered 'Big Bad John' the other day, shame he's recently deceased. R.I.P.
  • Yes, Rest in Peace Sir, what a talent & entertainer. He has a great BIO & more on ~ click on Famous Person search. Being a 'baby boomer' & also being really tall, I garnered the nickname 'Big John' & lots of my friends tell me they think of me when they hear this song. Myself I think of the 'Sausage King' himself, a native Texan: Jimmy Dean. God bless~!
  • This is a bit late, but RIP Jimmy Dean
  • Jimmy Dean - great country icon will be missed :(
  • I have always liked this song.
  • I'm eating your Sausage/Pancake right now. ..RIP..
  • no more bumming around - rip
  • RIP man :(
  • R.I.P.
  • R I P

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