NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jamey Johnson, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81.
I think losing George Jones deeply saddened everyone in Nashville ... His influence on country music and his legacy will last forever. On top of all of that, he was a very sweet man and I'm so sorry we've lost him.More quotes »
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A Tribute to George Jones, Canceled by the Health Dept.
Humphrey/Associated Press George Jones, the legendary country musician, died in April. Even in death, George Jones was a no-show. A tribute concert to Mr. Jones — the country singer who died last month , and was nicknamed “No-Show” for the performances he 5/24/13 from The New York Times Read more »
album after bad album (see Christgau’s review of 1978′s Greatest Hits Volume 3–”who today would think of ranking him with George Jones, Willie Nelson, or Merle Haggard?”) until Rick Rubin brought him back with 1 great album, 1 fine album, and a few meh albums from Lawyers, Guns and Money Read more »
By George, Mr Jones is on a mission
Jones descends from a long line of George Joneses, though one in particular is of great significance to the town. Mr Jones, who lives in Lower Hutt, is the great grandson of the Oamaru Mail's founder, George Jones Jnr. The tradition of naming a son George from The Oamaru Mail Read more »
Is Carrie Underwood the best living Country singer?
the tragic passing of legend George Jones , Country music now has a void. Who can possibly fill his shoes? With the Possum no longer blessing us with his gorgeous voice, who is now the best living Country singer? Well, Brad Paisley recently weighed in on the from Nashville Gab Read more »
71 years later, a diploma for a Kaveman
history conspired to keep George Jones from getting his high school diploma. Bailey Jo Bartlome and other Kuna High seniors conspired to make sure he got it. Jones, now 88, went from a farm at Black Cat and Columbia roads to the Pacific theater and into banking. from Idaho Statesman Read more »