George Jones

George Jones

American recording artist; country musician, singer and songwriter (1931-2013)
The greatest of the honky tonk singers, with the finest voice in country music and a reputation as one of the genre's premier artists.
BornSeptember 12, 1931
HometownSaratoga, Texas, United States of America
Net worth$35 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseNancy Sepulvado (m 1983 - 2013) , Tammy Wynette (m 1969 - 1975) , Shirley Ann Corley (m 1954 - 1968) , Dorothy Bonvillon (m 1950 - 1951)
ChildrenGeorgette Jones
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Early reactions from voters in North Carolina and Mississippi

The American media leapt on voters as they left the polling stations, eager to find out how they had voted and to get an early snapshot of the voting trends. Several chose to focus on key swing states and the South. “It’s been a very difficult process. It’s not about this year who you vote for, it’s almost about who you’re voting against. I felt like the issues weren’t necessarily addressed like they normally are”, said George Jones in the key state of North Carolina. Jacob Burt was also voting in North Carolina: “I voted for Hillary Clinton primarily because when I look at Donald Trump I think that as a leader he doesn’t demonstrate some necessary personality traits. I think it’s good for leaders to come in and shake things up but I think you have to do it in a way to make people feel comfortable with you, to trust you.” In Louisiana Bill Smith said he voted against the status quo: “I voted proudly for Donald Trump as president of the United States, as much as for what he does as for what Hillary Clinton doesn’t do. I believe that Donald is going to be the person to bring our country into unification, to join forces together, to surround himself with quality men and women that haven’t been purchased with money.”
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Albums

One Woman Man
One Woman Man
1989
Love Bug
Love Bug
1966
At His Best
At His Best
2015
20 Super Hits Gospel
20 Super Hits Gospel
2014
Country: George Jones
Country: George Jones
2012
Top Hits Volume 11
Top Hits Volume 11
2008
Top Hits Volume 12: George Jones Gospel
Top Hits Volume 12: George Jones Gospel
2008
George Jones & Tammy Wynette
George Jones & Tammy Wynette
2008
Discover George Jones
Discover George Jones
2008
50th Anniversary Tribute Concert [DVD]
50th Anniversary Tribute Concert [DVD]
2007
Live Recordings from the Church Street Station [DVD]
Live Recordings from the Church Street Station [DVD]
2006
Greatest Hits & More
Greatest Hits & More
2000
20 Gospel Greats
20 Gospel Greats
1999
Pure Country
Pure Country
1999
Grand Tour/Alone Again
Grand Tour/Alone Again
1999
White Lightning
White Lightning
1999
My Favorites of Hank Williams/Trouble in Mind
My Favorites of Hank Williams/Trouble in Mind
1999
Best of the Best: George Jones Sings His Gospel Best
Best of the Best: George Jones Sings His Gospel Best
1998
Country Classics [EMI #1]
Country Classics [EMI #1]
1997
Honky Tonkin'
Honky Tonkin'
1997
Best of the Best of George Jones
Best of the Best of George Jones
1996
Best of the Best of Gospel
Best of the Best of Gospel
1996
Classic Years
Classic Years
1996
Songs from the Heart
Songs from the Heart
1995
Hank by George: George Jones Sings Hank Williams
Hank by George: George Jones Sings Hank Williams
1995
George Jones & Gene Pitney
George Jones & Gene Pitney
1995

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