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George Jones Biopic Announced
The life of legendary country singer George Jones will be the subject of an upcoming feature film. Los Angeles-based 28 Entertainment announced Tuesday (June 18) that it has acquired the rights to Jones' life story for an as-yet-untitled film project, for which Nancy Jones, the singer's wi…
Randy Travis Releases New Song in Tribute to George Jones
Randy Travis was among the friends and peers who gathered at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville to pay pay tribute to the life and legacy of George Jones at his funeral, and now he's taking it a step further. On Wednesday (June 12) the singer released a song in honor of Jones titled 'Tonight …
George Jones’ Grave Site to Feature New Monument
The Nashville grave site of George Jones will soon feature a monument in memory of the iconic singer, his widow has announced. Nancy Jones shared the news with Jones' fans in a post to his official website.
The iconic singer passed away on April 26 after battling respiratory problems for most of…
R.I.P. George Jones: Our Look Back at an Unparalleled Career
On Friday, April 26, 2013, George Jones passed away at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was 81 years old. Widely regarded as one of the greatest (if not THE greatest) country singers of all time, no amount of superlatives can properly capture just how influential he has been not…
George Jones Dies: Stars React to Losing a Legend
Country music is forever changed by the passing of George Jones. That's the sentiment of the icon's fellow musicians, most of whom idolized the legendary singer, while also calling him friend. "The world may have lost the greatest country singer that ever lived," Merle Haggard posted on Fa…
George Jones Hospitalized
George Jones was admitted to a Nashville hospital Thursday (April 18) for observation. His publicist released a statement reporting that during a routine checkup, the country legend was "running a slight fever with irregular blood pressure."

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