A member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame, CMA Award winner Jimmy Fortune is singing the classics with these all-new renditions of some of the most popular songs of our time. Joined by longtime friends Ricky Skaggs, The Isaacs, and the Voices of Lee, Fortune, known for his 21-year career with the legendary Statler Brothers, showcases the unmistakable tenor voice that has made him a household name among music lovers.
Member of the Statler Brothers for over 21 years
Wrote #1 Country hits recorded by the Statler Brothers including “Elizabeth”, “Too Much On My Heart”, “My Only Love” and “More Than A Name On The Wall”
Special guests include Ricky Skaggs, The Isaacs, and Voices of Lee
Jimmy's first album and DVD Hits And Hymns sold over 75,000 units with Gaither Music Group
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Featuring some of the most popular songs in country and in pop music history including: “Wake Up Little Susie”, “Yesterday”, “Unchained Melody” and “Bridge Over Troubled Waters”
Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them first as a temporary replacement for Lew DeWitt, after DeWitt heard him singing at a ski resort and recommended him. Following an audition in Nashville, Jimmy was contacted by the Statler Brothers and performed his first show with them on January 28, 1982, in Savannah, Georgia. Due to the debilitating effects of Crohn’s Disease, Lew was unable to return to the stage with the Statlers, andJimmy was hired as a permanent replacement in August of 1982.
Statler Brothers, Gaither Vocal Band, Oak Ridge Boys, Jason Crabb, Alan Jackson