Little Jimmy Dickens recently asked George about his website and was looking to have a site made for himself. Jones told Dickens “It’s great to have site” you really get to know fans from around the world. And you can finally tell them news right away! You can visit Little Jimmy Dickens’ new home on the web by visiting www.LittleJimmyDickens.com
NASHVILLE - May 5, 2003 - On the eve of Fan Fair, the world’s biggest country music festival, CMT: Country Music Television is staging one of the biggest concerts of the summer as some of country’s most popular artists take to the stage to perform the Top 12 songs of CMT’s elite list of 100 GREATEST SONGS OF COUNTRY MUSIC. The musical extravaganza will take place at Nashville’s Gaylord Entertainment Center on Wednesday, June 4 at 7:30 PM, CT and will be taped for telecast as part of the remarkable six-hour special, 100 GREATEST SONGS OF COUNTRY MUSIC, debuting on CMT on Sunday, June 8 at 4:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT. Country fans in Nashville will get the opportunity to see the countdown and the Top 12 songs performed live by George Jones, Vince Gill, Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, LeAnn Rimes, Deana Carter, Sara Evans, Marty Stuart, Glen Campbell and more artists soon to be announced. Steve Wariner will also act as the evening’s Music Director.
Enter to win a CD Player and “Love Songs” by George Jones and Tammy Wynette, “Love Songs” by Harry Connick Jr., and “Ollabella” by Ollabella (New Sony Nashville recording artist) on compact disc.
The prize is valued at $230. The contest Runs from January 15, 2004 though February 15, 2004. You can submit your entry online every day so visit often! Click here to enter! Read the Official Rules. The contest is open to US residents, age 16 or older.
George Jones: Live Recordings from the Louisiana Hayride on Scena Records provides previously unavailable concert recordings from early in the career of Jones. The album, taken from Saturday night broadcasts on Shreveport’s KWKH, features songs from an era when Jones was establishing his reputation as the most heartbreakingly expressive country singer of his generation.
Pick up the October 14, 2003 issue of Country Weekly to read more about George Jones Country Style Sausage. Also find out why George compares himself and wife Nancy to Ozzy and Sharon!