Articles Tagged “George Jones”

  • Stagecoach Festival: Scorching Heat and Lots of George Jones Songs

    Stagecoach Festival: Scorching Heat and Lots of George Jones Songs

    INDIO, Calif. — When the Zac Brown Band performed Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” as part of their climactic set Sunday night (April 28) at the Stagecoach Festival, it may have had a special significance for the…

  • Around the Web: Watch Stars Sing George Jones

    Around the Web: Watch Stars Sing George Jones

    Country stars tribute George Jones during weekend concerts. Lady Antebellum give voice to the “urgency of love” on Golden. Kenny Chesney stops to enjoy the good life on Life on a Rock. Randy Rogers Band…

  • An Afternoon at George Jones’ House

    An Afternoon at George Jones’ House

    I’ve been thinking about that steak since George Jones died. Oh, it’s not that I’m that much of a steak eater. Being a freelance journalist is more of a hamburger existence. Secondly, a steak sits…

  • George Jones: 10 Prime Hits

    George Jones: 10 Prime Hits

    George Jones will always be remembered for his magnificent, evocative voice. That golden throat graced dozens of country classics across six decades of recording. Here are 10 prime hits (listed alphabetically) that helped define his…

  • George Jones Tributes Continue to Pour In

    George Jones Tributes Continue to Pour In

    As George Jones’ passing became a major news story for the national media, country stars continued to tweet condolences, stories and pictures of the legendary singer. Here’s what they wrote: “God bless the gift George…

  • George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    His was a voice of kerosene teardrops about to burst into a raging fire. When George Jones sang a song, there was never any doubt that he committed completely to whatever emotion — usually one…

  • George Strait: George Jones Was a "Hero and Friend"

    George Strait: George Jones Was a "Hero and Friend"

    George Strait is not alone in his appreciation of George Jones or the influence he had on countless country singers. “It’s a sad day for me,” Strait said Friday morning (April 26) in an interview…

  • George Jones: Country Stars Reflect on His Legacy

    George Jones: Country Stars Reflect on His Legacy

    “The world may have lost the greatest country singer that ever lived,” Merle Haggard said Friday (April 26) after learning of the death of fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones. Jones, 81,…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Was So Great About the Grammys?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Was So Great About the Grammys?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) So, what will likely be remembered about these 2013 Grammy ceremonies and awards? Judging from the past, not a lot. What is most remarkable…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Answers to "What Do You Know?"

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Answers to "What Do You Know?"

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Thanks to the many readers who embraced my modest suggestion for subjecting wannabe country singers and budding superstars to a rigorous grilling about country…