Fight Second (as Jimmie Martin)
One of McDougal's Children (uncredited)
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James Martin | Jimmie Martin
Did You Know?
"I'm just an old country boy with a third-grade education, and I'm liable to say anything." - interview with The Tennessean newspaper, 2002, explaining his feisty reputation.
He was born on a hog farm, and hunted and sold 'possum skins to buy his first guitar. At 21, he was fired from a factory job for singing at work. He talked his way backstage at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, and persuaded bluegrass legend Bill Monroe
to let him sing a few songs with him. Monroe was impressed and hired him.
Oversized Stetson hat