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  1. McLean goes back to the basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Jerusalem Post

    ... of music, down-home life lessons and his band's illustrious resumes (including songwriting and studio work with George Jones and Merle Haggard). Of course the two McLeans bolted the stage near the end of the show when the third McLean showed up, and ...

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  2. Country star Tyler Farr on musical evolution and success.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Monterey County Weekly

    Following his mom's marriage to George Jones' lead guitarist Dwayne Phillips, a young Tyler Farr fell in love with country music watching the group perform from the side of the stage. At 21, the classically-trained opera singer, left his native Missouri and took off for Nashville eager to be a country star.

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  3. Face of Defense: West Africa Native Fulfills Dream in Marine CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | U.S. Department of Defense

    In 2002, Marine Corps infantryman Sgt. George Jones told an interviewer that his dream was to retire as an officer in the Marine Corps.

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  4. Music Premiere: R.W. Roldan - 'Falling Star' Dishes Out AuthenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... family, Roldan's musical influences included Elvis, Hank Williams, Rick Nelson, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and George Jones. Later, to provide for his own family, Roldan put aside his musical ambitions and worked as an auto mechanic and tool and ...

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  5. George Jones, my dad, and meRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | City Pages

    ... to have been. I always start small, with the questions that might at first seem trivial. For instance, why was George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" the only song my father loved? There are obvious reasons. It's the single most soulful vocal ...

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  6. Paul Zittel and Pure Country to play at Collins libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Observer

    ... open shows for some of Nashville's greatest performers during their tours in Western New York: Brad Paisley and George Jones (Melody Fair), Ricky Skaggs (LaSalle Park), and Charlie Daniels and Aaron Tippin (Cattaraugus County Fair). The Friends of ...

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  7. CMA Fest 2018: Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and more Night 3 highlights Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Fox 23

    ... By the time he sang the names of his band members (yes, really) and closed with Tennessee Whiskey, the George Jones cover that has become Stapleton's signature, the fans were almost as loud as the artist. On Saturday evening, the fans at Nissan ...

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  8. CMA Fest 2018: Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and more Night 3 highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | USA Today

    ... By the time he sang the names of his band members (yes, really) and closed with Tennessee Whiskey, the George Jones cover that has become Stapleton's signature, the fans were almost as loud as the artist. On Saturday evening, the fans at Nissan ...

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  9. Chris Stapleton pop-up shop opens in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    C hris Stapleton fans visiting Nashville for CMA Fest will be able to visit a pop-up shop in honor of the singer at The George Jones. The shop, located in downtown Music City, will be open today through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. It includes exclusive merchandise, custom Louisville Slugger bats, and more.

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  10. Dierks Bentley on His Colorado-Inspired Album 'The Mountain': 'I'm Trying to Dig a Layer Deeper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Billboard

    ... in the shower in clumps. I lost all this weight. Then I tried to work out to get over her and I got a hernia." George Jones' songs were among those that helped him through that time in his life. While The Mountain does contain a couple of love ...

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  11. Full Show Audio: Green Leaf Rustlers Perform At Love FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | JamBase

    ... and blues favorites. Some of the additional first set selections included Dylan's "Positively 4th Street," George Jones' "Honky Tonk Song," Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues," Elvis Presley's "That's Alright Mama," Townes Van Zandt's "Standin'," ...

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  12. Steele taking Playhouse stage for George Jones tributeRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 2 | Prince George Citizen

    Duane Steele has a pretty hefty reputation of his own, so if he's going to pay someone tribute it has to be one of the true greats. It has to be George Jones.

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  13. Pistol Hill makes career playing music Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | The Star Online

    ... last,' he said. Raised listening to outlaw country and punk rock, his favorite artists include Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Johnny Paycheck and Merle Haggard. Hill performs country rock, both covers and original songs. He has 30 to 40 songs of his ...

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  14. Singer Duane Steele brings George Jones songs to life in new concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    When Duane Steele was asked to be part of a tribute show sharing songs and stories from country music legend George Jones' life, he said no at first. Steele, an award-winning singer-songwriter in his own right, has been performing The Legend of George Jones for just over a year now.

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  15. Listen to the Mystical Title Track From Kenny Chesneya s Upcoming Album, a oeSongs for the SaintsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... John, on a day off after taking a ferry all by myself, I walked down a street in a very special place and heard George Jones floating out a door of a bar," Kenny says. "I walked in, sat on a barstool and found people from all over the country who ...

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  16. Badass TragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Counterpunch

    ... the storyteller immobile, even blubbering like a child who saw its pet die. One such song that comes to mind is George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today." This tale of a lover who ran away and a man who never got over her departure is enough to ...

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  17. Hear 'Cocaine and Rhinestones' Host Tyler Mahan Coe on 'Walking the Floor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | RollingStone

    ... Cocaine and Rhinestones on the way and one of country's greatest voices figures into it. "I'm getting deep into George Jones. I'm sort of planning on bouncing back and forth between different approaches of shedding light in dark corners, and then ...

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  18. Concert at the Cove hosts stellar lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | North Shore News

    ... extended vacation, the song shot to No. 50 on the Billboard Hot Country chart, right between Conway Twitty and George Jones. It died, and his songwriting contract died with it. Miller had never done anything outside music but looking at his two ...

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  19. Ed Hardin: NFL, NASCAR and our twilight's last schemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... tell you this, too. They also stand, with hands over hearts, for the playing of "God Bless America," and when George Jones came to sing the national anthem a few years back, some stood for a taped version of "He Stopped Loving Her Today." And that ...

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  20. Outlaws and Armadillos: The New Exhibit Country Fans Can't MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Men's Journal

    By the 1970s, country music had gone soft. The countrypolitan duets of Tammy Wynette and George Jones dominated the radio, and the songs churned out of Nashville were formulaic even by Music Row standards.

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