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Monday, April 15 2013

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.


Sunday, June 21 2009

George Jones: A Picture of Me (Without You) / Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Much as Losing You)

A perfect introduction to the Billy Sherrill-Epic years and a chance to watch Jones pick up all the shine and trappings of the Rolls Royce of country singers.

Monday, January 5 2009

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.

Monday, September 10 2007

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.

Sunday, October 16 2005

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.


Wednesday, June 12 2013

Randy Travis and Joe Nichols - "Tonight I'm Playing Possum" (stream) (George Jones tribute)

Randy Travis and Joe Nichols have just released a tune in tribute to George Jones, one of the greatest voices ever in country music who sadly passed away earlier this year.

Friday, April 26 2013

We'll Never Stop Lovin' the Great Possum: RIP George Jones 1931-2013

There’s nothing you can say about George Jones that one of his own records couldn’t say better, and now’s as good a time as any to acquaint or reacquaint yourself with his artistry.

Thursday, January 6 2011

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


Monday, October 20 2008

George Jones' playhouse is classic country music

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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