Articles tagged george jones

Attention Must Be Paid: The Tragedy and Triumph of George Jones

No other performer in the history of the music has so perfectly embodied, in both his work and his life, the values, struggles, and idiosyncrasies that have come to define country.

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George Jones Hospitalized in Nashville

Country music legend George Jones was hospitalized in Nashville on Wednesday, after a routine checkup. Specifics are vague, but the doctors wanted to “monitor” him

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The Secret Sisters: The Secret Sisters

Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?

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George Jones + Jason Byrd + Travis Matte and the Kingpins

Regardless of what the crowd listens to when not at a George Jones concert, they all seem ready to burn their Shania Twain and Uncle Kracker discs in the name of Jones at the moment.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… - Episode 4

James Taylor: isn’t he supposed to be the antithesis of a songwriter like Elvis Costello? Isn’t that what we were once taught, those

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21 Oct 2008 // 4:22 AM

Back in his wild days of drink and drugs, back when he used to miss more than 50 shows a year, they called him “No Show”

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George Jones: Greatest Hits (Live Recordings from the Church Street Station) [DVD]

While the performance is solid, the packaging and quality are substandard and are not worthy of a man so revered in the country music world.

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	George Jones: Hits I Missed… And One I Didn’t

Very strong voice after all these years on very strong covers makes the Possum's latest a very pleasing, enjoyable, repeatable listen.

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	George Jones: The Definitive Collection: 1955-1962

George Jones, with his honeyed, heartbroken tenor croon, is quite possibly the best vocalist in the history of country music. Despite legendary problems with cocaine

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	George Jones: Love Songs

Where to start? Well, this coming April will see country legend George Jones touring outside the United States for the last time as he does

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