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George Jones is Dead at 81
Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry membe George Glenn Jones is dead.  He passed away this morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure.
George Jones Hospitalized
Country legend 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 bee…
George Jones Tennesee Estate Back on Market [VIDEO]
George Jones' Williamson County, Tennessee, house and 76 adjoining acres are back on the market after failing to sell at last summer's auction. The Tennessean reports that the entire property is listed for $10 million or may be offered in parcells. And what does "The Possum's…
A Golden Country Classic Double
We begin our "Country Classic Double" today at 11:30 a.m. with a classic duet - "Golden Ring" by George Jones and Tammy Wynette. On this day in in 1976, that was the  number one country song in the U.S.A.
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.
George Jones Hospitalized Again
According to a statement from George Jones‘ publicist, the legendary country singer was admitted to a hospital in Nashville Monday afternoon (May 21). It hasn’t been a banner year for Jones, who has battled several upper respiratory issues this spring.
The Race Is On The Country Classic Double
Today, we're featuring running and walking music on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., in honor of the American Heart Association's "America's Greatest Hear Run & Walk". We lead off with George Jones' big hit back in 1964 "The Race Is On". I know the the He…
George Jones and Glen Campbell Will Be Honored at 2012 Grammys
George Jones and Glen Campbell will be honored with lifetime achievement awards next year. During a special ceremony on Feb. 11 — one day before the 2012 Grammy Awards, which will air on CBS — their contributions will be acknowledged by the Recording Academy in front of five other honore…

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