The legend of the country Little Jimmy Dickens died at the age of 94.
Jimmy Dickens spokesman Jesse Schmidt said the singer died on January 2 of a heart attack after suffering a stroke at Christmas.
His novelties include songs Let the bird of paradise fly up your nose, won him a place in the Hall of Fame of country music in 1983.
Jimmy Dickens is also credited with introducing costumes with crystals into country music.
He was the oldest member of Grand Ole Opry, a weekly live music concert broadcast on the radio from Nashville, Tennessee.
Little Jimmy Dickens has been on the show almost continuously since 1948, making his last appearance on December 20 to celebrate his 94th birthday.
Pete Fisher, Vice President of Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville said the show “had no better friend than Little Jimmy Dickens.”
“He was the only artist of his kind and a great soul whose spirit will live on for years to come.” he added.
Despite being only 4 feet 11 inches tall, Jimmy Dickens said he was never confident in his height.
“It was very good for me. I made fun of him and laughed here and there. “ he said in a 2009 interview.