June 14, 2010 by Post Team
Dean was with his wife Donna at the time of his death, which seems to be natural causes, according to the Police Department Henrico County.
Musically, Dean is best known for his song “Big Bad John”, which reached number one in the country and pop charts in 1961 and earned him a Grammy.
There were also numerous other successes. Since 1963, he hosted a successful show on ABC called The Jimmy Dean Show, which ran three years.
In late 1960, Dean also appeared regularly on the NBC series Daniel Boone. Josh Boone played friend Clements. But the best was yet to come.
At that time, Dean, Jimmy Dean began the meat of the company, which sold to Sara Lee Foods in 1984, but remained its chairman and TV spokesman.
Here are some good sausages.
Dean was born Seth Ward in Olton, Texas., August 10, 1928. His mother taught him piano at the age of 10. He also learned guitar, harmonica and accordion.
After the 1948 shock of the Air Force, he and a band, Texas Wildcats, who played in the DC area. This year, made the Country Music Hall of Fame.
“We played every dive in Washington, at one time or another,” Dean said in his biography on the website of the Hall of Fame. “And diving is what they were.”
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