It’s always painful - or at least annoying - for an artist to pass up a song, only to see it become a big hit for someone else. On his new album, Hits I Missed … and One I Didn’t, George Jones shares with fans 11 songs he wishes he’d recorded when he had the chance - and a new version of a classic of his own that he nearly didn’t record, “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” more!
If you missed it in September check out the great cover story on George at Music City News! In a career that spans more than 50 years, George Jones talks about his life today and his new album, Hits I Missed … And One I Didn’t, scheduled for a September 13 release more!
GuitarTown Auction Gala Event presented by Gibson Guitar to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at 6:00 PM at BMI in Nashville, TN. This star-studded event will benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The DISTRICT, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the United Way of Nashville. This event of the year will culminate the GuitarTown exhibit currently on display throughout Nashville. It’s a chance to bid on the guitar sculptures and showcase guitars live on-site at the event. continued
For more ticket information, please call 615.871.4500 ext. 2908 or go to www.nashvilleguitartown.com. Bidders can also bid live from anywhere via on line bidding. For more auction information, please visit www.juliensauctions.com .
George Jones has been nominated for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “Funny How Time Slips Away". Congratulations! The 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and once again will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
It may surprise some to learn that country music icon, George Jones, or ‘The Possum’ as he is lovingly known, turns into a kid each year at Christmas time. “We always did decorate, but in the past few years it has taken on a life of its own,” Jones says of the now famous lighting display that graces the property of the home he shares with wife Nancy just outside of Nashville. “I usually go down and say hello to the folks, I like to see how excited the children get.”