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Opry Legend Little Jimmy Dickens Has Radiation Treatment On His Vocal Cords

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Little Jimmy Dickens, who has been a regular at the Grand Ole Opry for 66 years, will be missing a few weeks of performances while he undergoes radiation therapy on his vocal cords.

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Slim Whitman

Slim Whitman Passes Away At 90

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Most people today know him from late-night TV commercials hawking various packages but, for those listening to country from the 50’s to the 70’s, he was a regular visitor to the airwaves. Slim Whitman died earlier today after being admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after suffering heart problems. He was 90.

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