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BKR’s Dozen Will Become The George Jones Show…Not to Be Confused With the 90s TV Series I Never Knew Existed [VIDEO]

Every Saturday morning, Chad and I count down the 10 hottest songs in the tri-state on the BKR's Dozen. We also have a Should've Been a Hit feature and Jaclyn's Hottie of the Week.

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Country Artists Mourn George

Country artists are reacting to the news of Country legend George Jones today.

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George Jones Photo Album – Stars Share Their Favorite Pictures With the Possum

Meeting George Jones was a career highlight for almost every country singer. Even legends like Randy Travis and Reba McEntire treasure the photos they have with the singer. Today, stars have been sharing their favorite moments with Jones, who died at the age of 81 years old this morning. 

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Learn the Story Behind George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’

Whether or not you agree that George Jones' 1980 hit 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is the greatest country song of all time, we can all probably agree on one thing: The song is Jones' most famous hit. And there's a reason why the mournful ballad is so heart-wrenching -- it was recorded at one of the Possum's lowest points.

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Country Stars Mourn the Passing of George Jones

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.

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George Jones Dead at 81

Country music has lost one of its all-time-greatest icons, as legendary singer George Jones died Friday (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was hospitalized on April 18 with a fever and irregular blood pressure.

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George Jones Hospitalized

The legendary George Jones has been admitted to a Nashville hospital after a routine checkup revealed a slight fever and irregular blood pressure. A statement from the singer's publicist says he is being kept for observation, and weekend shows scheduled for Atlanta, Ga. and Salem, Va. have been postponed.

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Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt + More Added to George Jones’ Final Concert

If you're one of the many fans who's disappointed because you couldn't get a ticket to George Jones' sold out farewell concert in Nashville, well ... prepare to get even more disappointed. On top of the enormous roster of guest stars slated to appear at the once-in-a-lifetime event, Jones has just added even more star power, including Alan Jackson and Travis Tritt.

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George Jones Bids Farewell to Fans

Next year, as WBKR's Steve Horn told you
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George Jones, the country music icon often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" will mark the end of an era with a farewell tour for his fans titled "The Grand Tour".  After over fifty years of touring, Jones has decided he is ready to slow down and spend more time with his wife, children and grandchildren.  Jones was quoted as saying "It is tough to stop doing what I love, but the time has come".  As a tribute to his loyal fans he wants to tour one more year and let them know, this will be his last.

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Steve Horn & George Jones in 2004
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George Jones Is Retiring!

That's right - "The Possum" George Jones just announced that 2013 is going to be his "Grand Tour!" He has planned to visit 60 cities next year and release a studio album, which may feature songs written by country legend Dolly Parton

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George Jones Is the Big BKR Smackdown Champ [VIDEO]

When the dust settled and the smoke cleared and the phones stopped ringing and Facebook cramped up and the text line melted, George Jones' immortal "He Stopped Loving Her Today" was declared the Big BKR Smackdown champ--the most popular song of the last 40 years.

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George Jones Puts His Tennessee Home Up for Auction

Country legend George Jones has put his Williamson County, Tenn. estate up for auction, as reported by Music Row. The singer and his wife, Nancy, first attempted to sell the home and surrounding land for $15 million in 2011, but later removed the real estate listing.

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