George Jones was a part of Wheel of Fortune, when the popular Los Angeles-based game show taped three weeks’ worth of programming in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry House. The Possum spun the wheel on February 17th!
Would you like to see a little clip from the show, just click here to see what the Possum has to say!
George performed on the Legendary Mother Church Thursday September 18th to a full house. He had lots family, friends and fans enjoying the years of fabulous songs. George’s Daughter Georgette even open the show with her beautiful voice and self penned songs. Georgette even came out toward the end of the show to sing “Golden Ring” that her mom and dad made a #1 hit.
Many fan club members also got to spend time with George before the show. Check out this slide show and an extra slide show in the fan club section.
Great American Country is giving viewers the opportunity to vote for their favorite videos of the year. Now through December 15th, viewers can vote for the Top 50 via GAC’s website at www.CountryStars.com. The Viewers Choice Top 50 Country Countdown of 2002 will debut on the network on December 31 at 9:00 p.m. EST and will repeat the countdown throughout the week.
/Thanks to everyone who placed their bids on George’s signed Gibson Guitar in the Mary Byron Foundation Auction! The Mary Byron Foundation is a nonprofit fund and provides support for innovative programs designed to stop domestic violence crimes and enhance protection for victims and their families. The foundation assists communities throughout the United States, by providing educational and planning opportunities and encouraging community collaboration. The guitar brought $540 for the cause.
On Saturday, September 7th, Alan Jackson, George Jones and Lee Ann Womack took to the stage at the Grand Ole Opry, during GRAND OLE OPRY LIVE on CMT. Womack and Jackson honored their musical hero George Jones, who turns 71 Friday, Sept. 12, by each performing a Jones standard. Jones then took center seat in the Opry House for the performances before joining the broadcast at the end of the hour. Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale, who will reprise his role as Jones in the Ryman Auditorium production Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story beginning Sept. 19, and other Opry favorites were also on hand to join in the birthday celebration of the living ledged.