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Country Stars Mourn the Passing of George Jones

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I got the text at 9:23AM. “George Jones died.” It’s still weird. He was arguably the greatest country singer who ever lived. He was arguably the most influential country singer who ever lived. I say “arguably” but I don’t know if too many people would argue.

Maybe we all feel the way Toby Keith feels. Here’s what he tweeted earlier today:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some of the other comments tweeted by country music artists after the news broke that George Jones had passed away:

 

 

 

 

 

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