From the stage of the Grand Ole Opry to concert halls around the world, and on television's Hee Haw and Prime Time Country, Cousin Minnie Pearl entertained fans and friends with her stories about Grinder's Switch and her jokes. Now you can recall the best of them, such as . . .
- This week we decided we'd better take Brother up to Nashville and try to get him a job. So I took him to one of the places and the man said he'd give Brother a job. He said, "I can start you at thity dollars a week and in five years you'll get two hundred!" Brother said, "That's fine. I'll be back in five years!"
- Mr. Smith, a seventy-five-year-old multimillionaire, just married a young, beautiful eighteen-year-old girl. A friend asked, "How did you get an eighteen-year-old to marry you when you're seventy-five?" The man said, "I told her I was ninety-five!"
Also included are memories of Minnie by . . .
- Porter Wagoner
- Ralph Emery
- Bill Anderson
- Johnny Russell
- Little Jimmy Dickens
- Jimmy C. Newman
|Publication Date||October 15, 2000|