NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — The Grand Ole Opry member and Grammy winner, country singer Joe Diffie has died two days after announcing he tested positive for coronavirus. He was 61.

Two days ago, Diffie’s publicist, Scott Adkins, released a statement to Fox News from Diffie that said he is under the care of medical professionals and was receiving treatment.


Diffie is best known for his hits in the ’90s including, “Honky Tonk Attitude,” “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox,” “John Deere Green,” “Third Rock From the Sun” and “Pickup Man.”