PBS will broadcast George Jones: 50 Years of Hits on Thanksgiving night. The special salute to the Possum’s half-century of work will include guests Kris Kristofferson, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Emmylou Harris, Uncle Kracker, Wynonna, Shelby Lynne, Lorrie Morgan, Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Neville, Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Connie Smith, Tanya Tucker, Trick Pony, Joe Diffie, Harry Connick Jr. and Merle Haggard. The broadcast, to be taped Sept. 8 and 15 at the Acuff Theatre, will coincide with a multi-disc compilation of 50 master recordings, one from each year of Jones’s career, due out Nov. 9…
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