Jimmy Fortune

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Jimmy Fortune
Jimmy-fortune-1107.jpg
Jimmy Fortune, center, sings "More Than a Name on The Wall" with Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent.
Background information
Born(1955-03-11) March 11, 1955 (age 59)
OriginStaunton, Virginia
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger
Years active1982-present
LabelsAudium
Song Garden
Fortune Enterprises
Associated actsThe Statler Brothers
WebsiteOfficial Website
 
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Jimmy Fortune
Jimmy-fortune-1107.jpg
Jimmy Fortune, center, sings "More Than a Name on The Wall" with Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent.
Background information
Born(1955-03-11) March 11, 1955 (age 59)
OriginStaunton, Virginia
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger
Years active1982-present
LabelsAudium
Song Garden
Fortune Enterprises
Associated actsThe Statler Brothers
WebsiteOfficial Website

Jimmy Fortune (born March 11, 1955 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American country music singer. He hails from Staunton, Virginia.

Biography[edit]

Fortune sang tenor for the Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them as a replacement for the ailing Lew DeWitt in 1982 and joined the group permanently when DeWitt was unable to return to the stage. Fortune wrote several number one songs that were recorded by the Statler Brothers, including Elizabeth, Too Much on My Heart, My Only Love, and More Than a Name on a Wall. "Elizabeth" recently was a top bluegrass release for Dailey & Vincent. He spent 21 years touring, singing, and performing with them until Don, Harold and Phil, the other three members of the group retired in 2002. Since then he has continued an extensive performance schedule in the U.S. and Canada. He has continued as a songwriter and has recorded a number of projects in Nashville.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearAlbumLabel
2003When One Door ClosesAudium
2005I BelieveSong Garden
2007Feels Like ChristmasFortune 4
2009WindowsFortune Enterprises
2012LessonsFortune Enterprises

Singles[edit]

YearSingleAlbum
2003"What Money Can't Buy"When One Door Closes
2004"Elizabeth"

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