JIMMY PICKARD aka JIMMY JAY



JIMMY AND JEANIE PICKARD

Jimmy Pickard and Johnny Shockley were very close friends. They had
so much in common. Both enjoying their guitar pickin' and competing
vocally at the Dixie Ho Down.

Jimmy left Louisiana and moved to Nashville. He wrote songs for Acuff
Rose Publishing Company. Jimmy has written about 300 songs. He said,
some were recorded and some were not. His professional name was
Jimmy Jay. He recorded for Hickory Records as well. He was on the road
for about about twenty years and met his wife Jeanie in Charleston.
They have celebrated forty-three years of marriage.

Jimmy and Jeanie have three sons and seven grandchildren. They all
love music and his youngest son writes, as well.

The Pickard's now live in Florida. He and his youngest son have a business
together.

Jimmy says, he still writes at times when he gets a good idea.