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George Jones’ Funeral Service Announced
The details for George Jones' funeral service have been announced. The iconic country singer will be laid to rest on Thursday, May 2 in Nashville. In an honor fit for such a legendary talent, Jones' funeral will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. To accommodate the …
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 ar…
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.
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…
George Jones Bids Farewell to Fans

Next year, as WBKR's Steve Horn told you
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 h…
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.
In George's remarkab…

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