On Saturday, September 7th, Alan Jackson, George Jones and Lee Ann Womack took to the stage at the Grand Ole Opry, during GRAND OLE OPRY LIVE on CMT. Womack and Jackson honored their musical hero George Jones, who turns 71 Friday, Sept. 12, by each performing a Jones standard. Jones then took center seat in the Opry House for the performances before joining the broadcast at the end of the hour. Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale, who will reprise his role as Jones in the Ryman Auditorium production Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story beginning Sept. 19, and other Opry favorites were also on hand to join in the birthday celebration of the living ledged.
- ROLLING STONE: STARS HONOR GEORGE JONES AT MASSIVE NASHVILLE TRIBUTE CONCERT ALAN
- AP: STARS LINE UP TO PAY TRIBUTE TO GEORGE JONES
- PHOTOS FROM THE GEORGE JONES TRIBUTE CONCERT
- CMT: GEORGE JONES TRIBUTE CONCERT BRINGS OUT COUNTRY MUSIC TITANS
- THANKS MIKE HUCKABEE FOR EMCEEING THE SHOW ON FRIDAY AND YOUR WONDERFUL WORDS ON THE HUCKABEE SHOW!
- LEGACY OF GEORGE JONES MUST BE PRESERVED
- GEORGE JONES CELEBRATED AT NASHVILLE TRIBUTE CONCERT