Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Weird kid' McCreery turns out to be an 'American Idol' star

...genre of music will this album be?' and that threw me for a loop," McCreery said. "I grew up on Conway Twitty and George Jones and Merle Haggard. I work out of Nashville and do country music shows. And I'm thinking, 'What genre do you think...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country star Jackson's come a long way in 25 years

...record deal."Among the artists who let Jackson know that he was here to stay in the music business was legendary George Jones."I still haven't met Jones in person," Jackson informed me in April 1990, "but he called my record label two...

Haggard to bring signature country sound to Grovetown

...In the following years, he reached the top of the charts with a string of duets to include Yesterday's Wine with George Jones and Pancho and Lefty with Willie Nelson. Haggard was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994.From hunted...

George Jones brings half century of songs to Bell

...almost exactly 50 years ago that George Jones first came to Augusta, performing...many times I've written about George Jones over the past 40 years, including...Auditorium, "In the late '70s, George Jones recorded one of my songs, Stranger...

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George Jones in hospital because of pneumonia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - George Jones has been hospitalized for pneumonia, the country singer's record label said Friday. Jones, 74, is expected to make a full...

Ramblin' Rhodes: George Jones gets revenge

It looks like George Jones got the last laugh on the Country Music Association last week by...March 1999. Performer Alan Jackson was quoted as saying, "Had George Jones died, there would have been a 10-minute tribute to him (on the...

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Country legend George Jones critically injured in auto accident

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Country singer George Jones was in critical condition Saturday after he smashed...new album for Asylum Records and is also host of "The George Jones Show" on television's The Nashville Network. Evelyn...

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Worshipping fans have never stopped loving George Jones

...live. It always comes down to charisma - charisma that George Jones had Saturday night at Bell Auditorium and that Chalee...true star can. She might consider taking lessons from George Jones, who, after more than 30 years, still lights up a...

Deacon George Jones (THOMSON, Ga.)

THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral services for Deacon George Jones, formerly of Mimosa St., Thomson, will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2004 at noon at the Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist...

Dr. George Jones

BATH -- Dr. George Jones, of Bryan Drive, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday...