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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Writer Penning George Jones Biopic

The film will reportedly center around George Jones’ rise to fame in the ’50s through the ’70s, including his substance abuse issues and brief marriage to Tammy Wynette.

05/14/2015

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10 Best Country Songs About Drinking

Some are happy, some are sad, some don’t exactly remember who, what or where they are.

03/13/2015

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‘One Piece at a Time’: 5 Great Songs by the Late, Great Wayne Kemp

The late Wayne Kemp wrote songs for many legendary artists including Johnny Cash, George Jones, George Strait, Conway Twitty and Johnny Paycheck.

03/11/2015

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The 10 Most Romantic Country Duets

Ten country songs of love and happiness for your next date night, from Johnny and June to Garth and Trisha.

02/13/2015

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George Jones Museum to Open This April in Nashville

George Jones’ legacy will live on even longer this spring when his own museum opens this April 24 in Nashville.

01/12/2015

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10 Country Songs About Nostalgia and The Good Ol’ Days

From the pain of a George Jones classic and the simple joys of the Judds, on up to the determination of Dierks Bentley to move ahead even as he ‘holds on,’ these ten songs show different shades of nostalgia in contemporary country music.

06/18/2014

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Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams Top Rolling Stone’s List of ‘Greatest Country Songs’

The list also includes legends such as Bill Monroe, Ernest Tubb and Kitty Wells alongside such contemporary stars as Taylor Swift, Eric Church and Kacey Musgraves.

06/02/2014

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George Jones to Be Honored on One-Year Anniversary of His Death

“This day is going to be bittersweet,” Nancy Jones said. “I know how much people loved George, and the love has continued even a year later.”

04/14/2014

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Brad Paisley Offers to Write the Country Soundtrack to Justin Bieber’s Life

“Have you watched Justin Bieber lately?” Paisley said. “He is living a George Jones song.”

03/19/2014

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George Jones Tribute Celebrates Life & Music of a Country Music Legend

Dubbed Playin’ Possum: The Final No-Show, the Jones tribute concert lasted four hours and welcomed more than 100 artists to to perform 48 Jones hits.

11/23/2013

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10 George Jones Songs Everyone Should Know

“He Stopped Loving Her Today” makes the list, of course, but there are many more Jones recordings that are equally devastating. Our list also includes honky tonkers, a twisted gospel song and even a stunning love ballad.

11/22/2013

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George Jones Monument & Scholarship Revealed

The announcement came during a graveside ceremony Monday (Nov. 18) in Nashville. See photos and watch a video from the event.

11/19/2013

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George Jones Tribute Concert Adds Brad Paisley, Megadeth, Kid Rock & More

Now the event has added many more acts spanning every genre, including Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Kid Rock, Megadeth, and Country Music Hall of Famers Bobby Bare and Brenda Lee.

10/31/2013

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Alan Jackson Brings Bluegrass to Carnegie Hall

“I’ve played the Beacon Theater, Radio City, Madison Square Garden, CBGBs,” Jackson said. “It’s amazing for an ol’ boy from Georgia who never traveled anywhere ’til I was 25.”

10/29/2013

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New Music To Know: Tyler Farr’s Country Singing Dream Becomes a Reality With ‘Redneck Crazy’

Tyler Farr started out singing cover songs four nights a week at Tootsies Orchid Lounge in Nashville before finding a hit with his latest single, ‘Redneck Crazy.’

10/11/2013

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Top 10 Male-Female Country Duets: The Classics

Duets have been an integral part of country music for decades. Here are ten of the most classic male-female country duets of all time.

10/01/2013

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