The resolution, which celebrates and honors Brown's enduring music career including 50 years as a Grand Ole Opry member, was sponsored by state senators Douglas Henry (D-Nashville) and Jack Johnson (R-Franklin), with special remarks by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.
Per a March 12 media released shared with Examiner.com, "Jim Ed Brown’s career has made him one country music’s most successful artists, first with his sisters Bonnie and Maxine as The Browns, then as a solo artist and an award-winning duet career with Helen Cornelius. He has received country music greatest awards during his most prestigious and continuous career, which has bestowed on him the title of 'legend.'"
Brown, along with his family and friends, was on hand to accept the resolution that honors his many years of achievements. He noted that it will be cherished throughout his life.
Video bonus: To see Jim Ed Brown performing one of his classic hits, "Pop A Top," simply access the video embedded with this post.