Rest In Peace George Jones, who was buried today. Profile and playlist of songs...

George Glenn Jones (12 September 1931 – 26 April 2013) was an American country music singing legend known for his long list of hit records, his distinctive voice and phrasing, and his marriage to Tammy Wynette. For the last 20 years of his life, Jones was frequently referred to as the greatest living country singer. Country music scholar Bill C. Malone writes, "For the two or three minutes consumed by a song, Jones immerses himself so completely in its lyrics, and in the mood it conveys, that the listener can scarcely avoid becoming similarly involved." Waylon Jennings expressed a common jealousy in his song "It's Alright": "If we all could sound like we wanted to, we'd all sound like George Jones."


Throughout his long career, Jones made headlines often as much for his drinking, stormy relationships with women, and violent rages as for his prolific career of making records and touring. His wild lifestyle led to Jones missing many performances, earning him the nickname "No Show Jones." With the help of his fourth wife, Nancy, he was mostly sober from the mid 1980s until his death in 2013. Jones had more than 150 hits during his career, both as a solo artist and in duets with other artists. The shape of his nose and facial features gave Jones the nickname "The Possum." Jones said in an interview that he chose to tour only about 60 dates a year. In August 2012, it was announced that at the conclusion of his 2013 tour, Jones would retire to spend more time with his family. Titled "The Grand Tour", Jones' final tour was to take place across 60 dates.  read more from Wikipedia 

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