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George Jones

George Jones
Born: Sep 12, 1931 in Beaumont, TX
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Died: Apr 26, 2013 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: By most accounts, George Jones was the finest vocalist in the recorded history of country music. Initially, he was a hardcore honky tonker in the tradition of Hank Williams, but over the course of his career he developed an affecting, nuanced ballad style. In the course of his career, he never left the ...Read full biography
The Grand Tour
Released: 1974
Label: American Beat Records
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1974 was a hell of a year for George Jones creatively, with one of his finest Epic records, The Grand Tour, being issued that year. Jones' partnership with producer Billy Sherrill saw some of its finest ...Read full review
George Jones with Love
Released: 1971
Label: Musicor
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By 1970, George Jones' stay at Musicor had been marked by a glut of sloppy releases that would continually repackage and repeat material in different thematically based "concept" albums; initially it would ...Read full review
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