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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
By United Press International

Country Music News

W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel born in Malta, Ohio, 1890. Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers born in Williamsburg, Va., 1955.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

People

Jimmy Fortune, for years the high tenor voice for the popular cross-over group the Statler Brothers, has decided to go it alone.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Harry Belafonte, who was born in 1927 (age 76); The Who's Roger Daltrey and Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann, both in 1944 (age 59); Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers in 1955 (age 48); John Carroll of the Starland Vocal Band in 195
By United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Mon., March 11) W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel was born in 1890. Flaco Jiminez was born in 1939. Statler Brother Jimmy Fortune was born in 1955.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Fri., March 1) Tommy Jarrell was born in 1901. Cliffie Stone was born in 1917. Arleen Harden was born in 1945.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 1) Today's birthdays include Harry Belafonte, who was born in 1927 (age 75); The Who's Roger Daltrey and Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann, both in 1944 (age 58); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Feb. 23) Today's birthdays include guitarist Johnny Winter, older brother of Edgar, who was born in 1944 (age 58); Mike Maxfield, lead guitarist with Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, also in 1944 (age 58) ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

(Mon., Jan. 28) Bill Phillips was born in 1936. Elvis Presley made his national television debut with Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey on "The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show" in 1956.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

People

STATLER BROTHERS TO CALL IT QUITS
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Jimmy Fortune
Jimmy Fortune (R), former member of the Statler Brothers, and his wife Nina arrive on the red carpet at the 42nd annual Country Music Association (CMA) awards in Nashville, Tennessee on November 12, 2008. (UPI Photo/Frederick Breedon IV)
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Jimmy Fortune (born March 11, 1955), in Williamsburg, Virginia, is an American country music singer. He hails from Lovingston, Virginia.

Fortune sang tenor for the Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them as a replacement for the ailing Lew DeWitt in the year 1982 and joined the group permanently when DeWitt was unable to return to the stage. Fortune wrote several songs that were recorded by the Statler Brothers and spent 21 years touring, singing, and performing with them until the other three members of the group retired in 2002.

Fortune has recorded three solo discs. He currently lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee; and works as a songwriter and continues to tour.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jimmy Fortune."
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