Jimmie Allen Goes To Extreme Lengths To Support Band & Crew

By: Cheryl Johnstone


Country Music News

Before the CMA Awards on Wednesday, November 11th, Jimmie Allen took part in a round table discussion on ABC’s “20/20″ with Darius Rucker, Charlie Worsham, and Ashley McBryde.

They talked about how the pandemic halted touring and left their crew and bands without work and money.

And then Jimmie opened up about the HUGE thing he did for his people.

“I did something that a lot of financial advisors wouldn’t support. But [my] band and my crew have sacrificed so much for me, and I was stressed out because I was like ‘I’ll be good financially,’ but these guys have wives, they have families. So I said, ‘Screw it.’ I went to the bank, and I took out this crazy loan. Like, a crazy loan. But I was like, ‘I’ve got 45 years to pay it back.’ And that’s what I just decided to do. I said, ‘Screw it.'”

Jimmie performed “Kiss An Angel Good Morning” with Charley Pride on the CMA’s.

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