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Little Jimmy Dickens to Undergo Radiation Treatment

Country legend Little Jimmy Dickens has revealed that he will undergo radiation treatment on his vocal chords. The 92-year-old Grand Ole Opry star will miss shows for at least several weeks, according to an Opry press release.

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2013 Grammy Awards Ratings, Maggie Rose’s Debut Album + More: Country News Roundup

More than 28 million people tuned in to Sunday's Grammy Awards, according to Nielsen data, making for the show's second-largest audience since 1993. That's more than double September's Emmy Awards ratings, but still didn't come close to last year's Grammys, which drew almost 40 million viewers.

Funnyman Jimm

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Christmas Birthdays: Singers Born During the Holiday Season

For some reason, people are fascinated by those born on Christmas Day. Perhaps it's pity for having to share your special day with the biggest Christian holiday of the year. Or, maybe it's jealousy over the extra gifts! Whatever the reason, The Boot would like to take a moment to celebrate those country stars who were born on, or pretty close to, Dec

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Little Jimmy Dickens’ Identity Stolen!

A man who claims to be related to Elvis Presley has been caught also claiming to be Little Jimmy Dickens and Stonewall Jackson, allegedly opening credit cards in the Grand Ole Opry legends' names.

Johnny Lee Presley, who also goes by Alvin Roiland, was

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Little Jimmy Dickens Celebrates the Big 9-0

Happy birthday to Little Jimmy Dickens! The country music legend, who currently reigns as the oldest living member of the Grand Ole Opry, turned 90 this weekend (December 19), and hosted a celebration in downtown Nashville to mark the occasion.

The afternoon soiree, held at Rippy's BBQ in the heart

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Little Jimmy Dickens Remembers His First Time

Before Roger Miller, before Ray Stevens or Brad Paisley, Little Jimmy Dickens -- who celebrated his 90th birthday on Dec. 19 -- was the king of novelty songs.

Little Jimmy knew when he graduated from high school that he wanted t

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Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton + More — Top Tweets of the Week

Every weekend, The Boot brings you the week's top tweets, so you can see what your favorite stars are chirping about! This week's top Twitter posts come from the Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Kellie Pickler and more. Don't forget to follow The Boot on Twitter (@thebootdot

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Top Country Music News Stories of 2010

As 2010 comes to a close, we take a look back at the year's biggest moments in country music. With all that has occurred in the past 11 months -- engagements, weddings, divorces, babies, awards, new albums, historic floods, sold-out shows and more -- it was a difficult task to narrow the events down to just 10

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Love and Theft Play Opry for Final Time as a Trio

Friday night (Dec. 3), Love and Theft graced the stage of the Ryman Auditorium for their final appearance on the Grand Ole Opry program as a trio. Last week, The Boot announced exclusively that guita

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Randy Houser, Terri Clark + More Recall 50 Years of Tootsie’s

Randy Houser is just one of the new crop of artists hanging out at Tootsie's Orchid Lounge these days, and he and his buddies will no doubt provide the famed 50-year-old watering hole with a whole new set of stories and legends before his performing days are through.

The historic bar, located on Nashville's lower Broadway, has been a favori

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