Jimmy Fortune is the tenor and songwriter for the legendary quartet, the Statler Brothers, known best for their harmonic perfection and their hits like "Flowers on the Wall", "Class of '57", "I'll Go To My Grave Loving You" and so many others. Since the group retired, Jimmy has continued touring the United States performing their hits as well as many of his own. He's been actively songwriting, composing music for many of country's biggest names and has been a featured guest vocalist on projects by T. Graham Brown, The Oak Ridge Boys, Rex Wiseman, Dailey and Vincent, Marty Raybon, Trace Adkins and you can always find him on episodes of RFD TV's "Country's Family Reunion".
One of the songs on his new CD is the classic 1956 first #1 hit for Ray Price, "Crazy Arms". Jimmy sat down in this exclusive video to discuss the making of the song and his story behind why he chose the song for the album.
"Jimmy Fortune Sings the Classics" is exclusively distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution and Universal Music. It is available throughout general market stores and the Christian marketplace and through online retailers including iTunes, Amazon, Walmart.com, crackerbarrel.com, www.gaither.com and www.jimmyfortune.com
Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics Track Listing:
1. Make the World Go Away
2. Take Me Home, Country Roads
3. Danny’s Song
4. Wake Up Little Susie (feat. Ricky Skaggs)
5. Unchained Melody
6. Take It to the Limit (feat. The Isaacs)
7. Crazy Arms
8. Flowers on the Wall
11. Annie’s Song
13. Southern Nights
14. Bridge Over Troubled Waters (feat. Voices of Lee)