Had George Jones not passed away nearly four months ago, he'd be gushing over his new great-grandchildren this week. The dark-haired boy and girl twins were born to the legend's granddaughter, Jennifer Stultz, on Aug. 9, and they received a special present from the Possum.
The life story of one of country music's most celebrated singers is going to be told in a feature film. George Jones and his wife Nancy were working with a screenwriter in the years leading up to the legend's death. The biopic has the singer's blessing, and now has a production compan…
Here are some events In Country Music History that happened on June 18th... 1915: A.P. Carter married Sara Dougherty in Virginia, starting the legendary Country music family that produced June Carter and Carlene Carter. 1973: Loretta Lynn appeared on the cover of "Newsweek" magazine.
Beloved country star George Jones will forever be remembered as Possum, thanks to Randy Travis, who debuted a deeply moving song in tribute to the iconic singer, appropriately titled 'Tonight I'm Playin' Possum.'
Naomi Judd feels CMT did George Jones a disservice by limiting their tribute to the Possum during the 2013 CMT Music Awards. In addition to the short time allotted for the dedication, the legend was critical of the group the network chose to perform Jones' music.
The late George Jones was a legend in country music, and his impact on the genre will live on in more ways than one. Soon, a monument will be constructed for Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery, where he is buried.
George Jones was aware of his legacy at least as far back as 2005. That's when he conducted an interview with Taste of Country sister station WGNA in Albany, N.Y. and talked about how he'd like to be remembered. The Possum considered the good and bad of how he'd lived and summed …
In honor of George Jones' illustrious country music career, the Academy of Country Music put together a short reel of the Possum's best moments at the ACM Awards. The clip honors Jones' ACM wins and most memorable performances from the 1970s and 1980s.