COUNTRY GREAT NOW RESTING AT HOME

04/11/06

Country Music Legend George Jones was hospitalized yesterday afternoon at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN for pneumonia. Jones is resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery. His doctors wanted to take all necessary precautions.

The singer’s weekend performances scheduled for Albany, GA, Panama City, Fl and Chattanooga, TN are being rescheduled. you may send your well wishes to info@georgejones.com or visit Possum Tracks his official web board.

GEORGE JONES HONORED IN HOMETOWN WALK OF FAME

04/06/06

George Jones was recently honored by his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, on Friday (March 24), by pressing his boots into a wet cement slab that will be placed on display in front of the city’s Ford Arena. Jones was in town for a concert with Merle Haggard, who also attended the ceremony. Jones is the seventh southeast Texas native to be honored in Ford Park’s Walk of Fame. Other inductees include Tracy Byrd, Janis Joplin, Clay Walker and Edgar Winter.

THE POSSUM ON BOARD THE ENTERPRISE

04/04/06

George Jones Endorses Ronnie Gilley Properties, Enterprise Alabama
ENTERPRISE, Alabama–Ronnie Gilley Properties, a premier full-service real estate organization specializing in the development, construction and ownership of quality real estate in Enterprise, Alabama and surrounding areas, is pleased to announce country music icon, George Jones, as its national
spokesperson. more!

COUNTRY SAYS GOOD BYE TO BUCK OWENS

03/25/06

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Buck Owens.

I am glad Buck and I got to spend some time together on his recent west coast tour. He was a wonderful friend and he will be dearly missed.

~George Jones

The Country Music Hall of Famer died of an apparent heart attack just hours after performing Friday night (March 24) at his Crystal Palace restaurant, club and museum in Bakersfield, Calif., according to his longtime spokesman, Jim Shaw. Owens celebrated friends and icons such as George Jones and Merle Haggard less than a year ago when commemorated them with bronze statues at the Crystal Palace. For more on Buck Owens life and music click here

HARDCORE TO THE CORE

03/22/06

by Charlton Wiggins
March 22, 2006

George Jones is one of the most recognizable names in the world of entertainment: his voice defines country music and his life is the essence of a country song. Throughout a long and illustrious career, he has been—and remains today—the heart and soul of country music. In his fifty plus years of performing, the man nicknamed “The Possum” has lived out his life in song, never holding back, never staying down when beaten, and never trying to sing something that isn’t him. Like a fine sword that has been forged in fire, tempered, sharpened, scarred from battle and finally revered by admirers, George Jones has reached the pinnacles of both life and career. more!

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