JONES NAMED AS ONE OF ROLLING STONES GREATEST SINGERS OF ALL TIME

11/19/08

Rolling Stone lists the top 100 Greatest Singer’s of All Time in their November 27th issue. The magazine picked a panel of 179 experts that voted and some (like James Taylor did for George) contributed commentary about these extraordinary vocalist. At RollingStone.com and even check out their handwritten ballots. more!

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GEORGE JONES: ROAD WARRIOR

11/05/08

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George Jones drives an impressively spacious bus these days, with plenty of leg room, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a bedroom big enough for a double bed and a huge television up front.

It’s a better vehicle than many of the newer acts that also work the road, but George probably appreciates it more than the younger artists, too. After all, he can recall the time when performers were jammed in tight quarters, sometimes stuffing an upright bass over the seats in a car while they drove at slower speeds before the interstate system was built.

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JONES SAYS STARS TODAY HAVE IT EASY

11/03/08

Beverly Keel
Tennessean

Country legend George Jones says he’s working more than he wants to these days, but he plans to trim his tour dates in 2009 to allow him to spend more time on a real estate project.

George is the official spokesman for Ronnie Gilley Properties, an Enterprise, Ala.-based developer that also has partnerships with Alan Jackson, Tracy Lawrence, Lorrie Morgan and Darryl Worley.

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PICTURES FROM DICKENS 60TH OPRY ANNIVERSARY

11/03/08

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Check out a few pictures from the 60th Anniversary Opry show in honor of Opry Legend, Little Jimmy Dickens. George Jones, Trace Adkins, and many more were there to celebrate this special event.

GEORGE JONES PERFORMS AT MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME EVENT

10/29/08

Barbara Mandrell emceed the induction of her first producer, Billy Sherrill, into the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville Tuesday night, part of a star-studded event that paid homage to key players from a variety of genres at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Billy is the first person enshrined in the Hall as a producer, recognizing his contributions to the careers of George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Tanya Tucker, Charlie Rich and Johnny Paycheck, among others.

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