BANDIT RECORDS is proud to release the first new GEORGE JONES material in over 5 years. “I Ain’t Ever Slowin Down” written by Al Anderson and Stephen Bruton and “ I Should Have Called” , written by Eddie Raven are both featured in a new compilation called GEORGE JONES: HITS. Both new songs were produced by Jones’ long time producer, Keith Stegal, in 2006 and are included on BANDITS newest release. Also featured on the album are some of GEORGE’S biggest and most iconic hits such as , “The Window Up Above”, “Take Me”, “The Grand Tour” , “White Lightin” , his signature song “He Stopped Lovin’ Her Today” as well as gems like “ Hell Stays Open All Night Long” and “If Drinkin’ Don’t Kill Me (Her Memory Will)”.
BANDIT RECORDS is proud to release the first new GEORGE JONES material in over 5 years. “I Ain’t Ever Slowing Down” written by Al Anderson and Stephen Bruton and “I Should Have Called,” written by Eddie Raven are both featured on a new compilation called GEORGE JONES:HITS. Both new were produced by Jones’ long time producer Keith Stegal in 2006 and are included on BANDITS’ newest release. Also featured on the album are some of GEORGE’S biggest and most iconic hits like, “The Window Up Above”, “Take Me”, “The Grand Tour”, his signature song, “He Stopped Lovin’ Her Today” as well as “Hell Stays Open All Night Long” and “ IF Drinkin’ Don’t Kill Me (Her memory will). Once again, even in his later years, Jones’ vocals continue to amaze and evoke an emotional response as strong as his classic hits have over the past 6 decades.
Retailing for $11.99, sold exclusively at Wal*Mart, the 24 song compilation will be released on Feb. 15th.
Country legends are doing will on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, as George Jones and Charlie Daniels appear as guests of Staind’s Aaron Lewis as he checked in at NO. 59 with his new single “Country Boy.”
George’s guest spot gives the Country Music Hall of Fame member a chart appearance in each of the last seven decades! George also has the distinct honor for having the most chart appearances of all time with 166 titles. His chart life spans over 55 years. Jones is added to a short but prestigious list of artist to achieve this status, including Eddy Arnold and Elvis Presley.
One-by-one country music stars are taking off their cowboy boots and replacing them with army boots! The Boot Campaign was inspired by retired US Navy SEAL and author of the book Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell. The campaign is a way for Americans to give back and say thank you to our armed forces.
Country music stars involved include: legends like George Jones, Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels, Josh Turner, Heidi Newfield, Chuck Wicks, Jack Ingram and many more!
by Peter Cooper - Tennessean
After a one-night stay in a Nashville hospital following what was described as a routine checkup, 79-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer George Jones is back at his Franklin home.
As of early Thursday afternoon, Jones was feeling fine, and he’d begun concerning himself with important issues, like the big NFL playoff game coming up Sunday afternoon between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers.