Rosanne Cash, George Jones, Kris Kristofferson, Kid Rock, Brooks & Dunn, Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr., Rodney Crowell, Marty Stuart and More Join Host Tim Robbins
Nashville - November 13, 2003 - The CMT JOHNNY CASH MEMORIAL TRIBUTE: A CELEBRATION OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY, originally planned as a two-hour special, has been expanded by an additional thirty minutes to include more of the extraordinary music and emotion in the loving tribute to the Man in Black. CMT will debut the special on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 8:00-10:30 PM, ET/PT.*
George Jones presented the award for Entertainer of the Year at the 2003 CMA Awards held on November 5, 2003 on the CBS Television Network from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.
George Jones will be featured on CBN’s, The 700 Club, tonight. The 12 minute segment will include interview footage of the country legend and wife Nancy, at their Franklin, TN home. George will talk about the events that lead him to record a Gospel album. Check your local listings for time and channel!
George Jones has joined forces with Camping World, a nationwide chain of retail stores that cater to outdoor and RV enthusiasts. Camping World has become a sponsor of George’s concert tours for 2003/04. In addition, Camping World will carry a line of George Jones products, which are being introduced over the next few months. Those items will include George Jones Grill and grilling tools as well as other items. Already in stores are George Jones Camping Guitars, manufactured by Samich Guitars, George’s latest CD, “The Gospel Collection” and George Jones Marinades and Barbeque Sauce.
George and wife Nancy spent time with friends Joan and Kenny Sims as they celebrated their grand opening of Highlife Farms on July 5th. George also was persuaded to sing a few tunes.