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  1. Chesnutt unplugged at SondheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Country music treasure Mark Chesnutt will be unplugged, sharing his hits and the stories behind the music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. Critics have hailed Chesnutt as a classic country singer of the first order and some of country music's most elite entertainers, from George Jones to George Strait, echo the sentiment.

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  2. Sacco Sez: The roller derby RaiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Denver Broncos

    ... working for him. And in some cases, one would wonder, "Where the heck did this guy come from?" So was it with George Jones, and that will be the absolute last reference to him by his birth name. For the Raiders, their fans, and opponents like me ...

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  3. Curly Putman Passed AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Elvis Presley E-zine

    Claude Putman Jr. aka "Curly Putman" the "Green, Green Grass of Home" composer died on Sunday of heart failure at his home in Lebanon, Tenn. He was 85. "The Green, Green Grass of Home" became a worldwide hit for Tom Jones in 1967 and in 1975 was also a UK Top 30 hit for Elvis, his other hits included "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" for Tammy Wynette and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" for George Jones.

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  4. 18 Black Country Singers You Need To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    ... Black country stars you should know. Check them out! The noted soul singer dabbled in country with a cover of George Jones' "The Grand Tour." The single made it onto the Billboard country charts, another achievement in Neville's illustrious career. ...

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  5. Grand Ole Opry to Bring Back Classic Country Series that Nashville MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    TV is bringing back THAT NASHVILLE MUSIC which features classic country performances by musical legends from the Grand Ole Opry archives in Nashville, TN. The series offers rare performances not seen in decades from legendary stars such as George Jones, Mickey Gilley, Tammy Wynette and more! The series premieres on the national cable network with Barbara Mandrell and the Statler Brothers on November 5th at 8:30 p.m. ET during the network's weekly music and entertainment lineup, "Saturday Night Music Row."

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  6. 50th Annual CMA Awards: Brad & Carrie Take on the ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    Politics is usually something country music award shows shy away from, but co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood played it for laughs during the 50th Annual CMA Awards Wednesday night. After a star-studded musical opening, Brad and Carrie took the stage and started singing George Jones' " The Race Is On," changing the lyrics to "We're so freakin' sick of politics/we don't even care who wins."

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  7. CMA Awards 2016: Alan Jackson & George Strait Honor 50 Years of the CMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Billboard

    ... Jackson and George Strait followed up their show-stopping 2013 CMA Awards performance (which served to honor George Jones ) with another tribute, to the heroes of country music after a half-century of ceremonies. Jackson kicked off the tribute with ...

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  8. Claude 'Curly' Putman dead; country hitmaker was 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Newsday

    ... songwriter Bobby Braddock. Together they wrote "He Stopped Loving Her Today," which became a signature song for George Jones and is considered to be one of the greatest country songs in history. "The Green, Green Grass of Home" became a country hit ...

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  9. Country hitmaker Claude 'Curly' Putman diesRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | 680News

    ... songwriter Bobby Braddock. Together they wrote "He Stopped Loving Her Today," which became a signature song for George Jones and is considered to be one of the greatest country songs in history. "The Green, Green Grass of Home" became a country hit ...

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  10. Chuck Westmoreland Is Portlanda s Next Country StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... "Something about that and the rawness really appeals to me. When I listen to music, it's usually at work, and George Jones sounds really good when you're mopping a bar floor." Born in Louisiana and raised in the Bay Area, Westmoreland moved to ...

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... as a kid watching the show or as an artist taking part in it. Garth Brooks " Randy Travis is singing with George Jones, and at the end of the song Randy has two lines left and he decides to throw a lick in to Jones and Jones looks at him, I'll never ...

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  12. John Prine shares his love for classic country with a second album of duetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... those cases Prine and his partners split up the verses, cleverly turning the songs into dialogues: he sings the George Jones classic "Color of the Blues" with blues-rocker Susan Tedeschi and the Hank Williams standard "Cold Cold Heart" with Miranda ...

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  13. RFD-TV Debuts a Fresh Fall Slate of ProgrammingRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    TV announced the details of its fall 2016 schedule highlighting several new series, new seasons, and returning favorites, including a brand new series, "That NASHVILLE Music," which features rare performances not seen in almost forty years from big stars such as George Jones, Mickey Gilley, Tammy Wynette, Barbara Mandrell, the Statler Brothers, and more! Additional season premieres focus on new programming and focuses on several primary network genres, including music and entertainment, rural lifestyle, western sports, ag, and equine programming. New seasons include: Horse trainer Craig Cameron heads to Bluff Dale, Texas for the 2016 Craig Cameron Cowboy Challenge.

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  14. Songwriting Giant Curly Putman Dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | CMT.com

    ... hit in 1960 for fellow Alabamian Marion Worth. According to Braddock, who shared writing credit with Putman on George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and Tammy Wynette's "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," Roger Miller discovered the aspiring songwriter when ...

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  15. George Jones, Tammy Wynette Songwriter Curly Putman Dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... Braddock's most celebrated collaboration, "He Stopped Loving Her Today," reignited the career of troubled star George Jones. Often cited as the greatest country song of all time, the song was Jones' first Number One in six years and won CMA Song of ...

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  16. Bradley Walker Reflects on His Surprise Top 10 Country Album & Singing at Joey Feek's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Billboard

    ... from pursuing the things I love, especially music." Walker grew up enamored of classic country artists such as George Jones, Mel Street, and Vern Gosdin. He admits that set him apart from a lot of his classmates in high school. While they were ...

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  17. Aaron Lewis, Staind frontman and now solo artist, says much is new but country is classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    When it comes to country music, Aaron Lewis is a traditionalist. He finds inspiration in classic albums by legends like Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr., George Jones, Charlie Daniels, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson - all of which he name-checks in his current upbeat single “That Ain't Country.” In the lyrics, he sings that today's hit-makers are “full of tales of good times and happy endings/my life ain't like that/so I'll keep listenin' to the old songs that my granddad used to play/full of pain and heartbreak and desperation and the ones that got away.” Lewis first came to prominence during the late '90s as the vocalist for Staind.

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  18. This week in country music: 1970 Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... the Year. Tammy Wynette gave birth to a baby girl. Georgette Jones was the only biological child of Wynette and George Jones. And this week in '70 Wynette had one of the top five singles on Billboard's Hot Country chart. Her song Run Woman Run was ...

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  19. The Divine Miss M Proclaims Her Love for George JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... debut album from 1972, The Divine Miss M , which comes out this Friday. "I listen to old-school country like George Jones ," the actress and singer told EW when asked which other singers she admires. "I didn't know what to do when he passed away!" ...

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  20. Smith family to entertain at the fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Statesboro Herald

    ... down through Gerald Smith, whose songs have been performed by many Nashville stars including George Strait, George Jones and more. He wrote Collin Raye's hit "Every Second" and Lori Morgan's "What Part of No (Don't You Understand)." But other family ...

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