The legendary George Jones passed away last Friday (April 26) at the age of 81, leaving behind a towering musical legacy of more than five decades. Now, the iconic entertainer's cause of death has been revealed.
Country music artists and fans are reeling from the news that George Jones, arguably one of the greatest country singers of all time, died on Friday April 26. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is considered one of the most important and influential singers in the history of American popular music, and Nashville's biggest stars are taking the news hard.
Country music has lost one of its all-time-greatest icons, as legendary singer George Jones died Friday (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was hospitalized on April 18 with a fever and irregular blood pressure.
Legendary country singer George Jones will perform the final concert date of his career at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The iconic country favorite will be joined by an all-star cast for his big send-off, and now Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Shelby Lynne, the Oak Ridge Boys and Sam Moore have been announced for the historic event.
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure to be a historic event.
Here's a video of George Jones from two years ago when he was 78.
He doesn’t record as often as he used to — and his last top 40 hit, the Garth Brooks duet ‘Beer Run,’ was released 10 years ago — but George Jones is still going strong. In fact, he kicked off a line dancing craze earlier this year, and recently celebrated his 80th birthday with a special party at the Grand Ole Opry.
The country leg
George Jones aka “Possum” tells the story of this ultimate outlaw. Written by Rodney Crowell, this story offers an intimate profile of the golden-voiced, hard-partying country music legend that is George Jones.