by Beville Darden
He’s the legendary hit maker often dubbed the greatest living country singer, and it’s hard to find an artist of any genre who doesn’t dream of collaborating with him. So when George Jones decided to record an album of duets, he called on some very lucky friends.
Jones’ new CD, ‘Burn Your Playhouse Down: The Unreleased Duets’ features an eclectic mix of musicians ranging from Dolly Parton and Vince Gill to Mark Knopfler and Keith Richards, just to name a few. And an album of George Jones duets wouldn’t be complete without his most famous singing partner, Tammy Wynette, who is featured on a 1977 recording that frames the CD with a duet with their daughter, Georgette.