Jimmy Capps "The Man in Back"

December 2018 marks Jimmy Capps’ 60th Anniversary on the Grand Ole Opry. To celebrate the milestone Jimmy is releasing his long awaited autobiography “The Man in Back”!

In his own words, Jimmy shares memories of working behind country music legends including Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Dottie West and many more.

“The Man in Back” also takes you inside the studio as Jimmy Capps played guitar on some of the most important songs in Country Music history including:  

  • • Kenny Rogers – The Gambler
  • • Barbara Mandrell – I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool
  • • George Jones – He Stopped Loving Her Today
  • • Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man
  • • The Oak Ridge Boys – Elvira
  • • Ronnie Milsap – Smoky Mountain Rain
  • • Conway Twitty – The Rose
  • • George Strait – Amarillo By Morning

“The Man in Back” also includes exclusive stories and memories from country music legends including Barbara Mandrell, Ronnie Milsap, The Oak Ridge Boys, Bill Anderson, Connie Smith, Charlie Daniels, John Conlee, Steve Wariner, Gene Watson, Moe Bandy and many, many more!

“Jimmy Capps is a fascinating human being...as you are about to find out. He is so gifted and talented. But he is also such a kind and wonderful person. He is so deserving of this book. Jimmy Capps is the real deal and a real friend.” – Barbara Mandrell

“When I came to Nashville, I quickly learned that Jimmy Capps was truly the master guitar player. He had the perfect touch back then and he still has the perfect touch! Jimmy played on almost every hit I ever had. And I had a bunch of them. He is one of my all-time favorite people. He is such a sweetheart. I love Jimmy Capps.”
- Ronnie Milsap

Television viewers know Jimmy Capps as “The Sheriff”. In his brand new autobiography, Jimmy tells how he was “elected” Sheriff, as he gives you a behind the scenes look at Larry’s Country Diner.“I met Jimmy when we were both just young boys. I used to call him, ‘Little Jimmy, the chewing gum boy.’ He used to chew gum all the time.  He was my hero then and he’s my hero now.” – Charlie Daniels

“I’ve known Jimmy Capps just about as long as I have been coming to Nashville. It’s like we grew up together. He played on so many of my songs. It would be impossible to say just how much Jimmy Capps has meant to me and to my music. I think the world of Jimmy, not only as a musician, but I love him as a person.” – Gene Watson

This deluxe, 280 page hardcover book is filled with 200 rare, never before seen photos from Jimmy’s personal collection!


Standard Hardback Book - $19.99

Shipping and Handling - $6.00

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102 Rachels Ct
Hendersonville TN 37075
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