Posts tagged "George Jones"

The Lookouts’ Larry Livermore Made Us a Mixtape Featuring Green Day, MC5, the Supremes, and More

Earlier this month, Don Giovanni Records released Spy Rock Road (And Other Stories), a compilation disc by California pop-punk forefathers the Lookouts. Cherry-picking songs from every…
Rachel Brodsky / March 30, 2015

‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement, Legendary Country Producer, Dead at 82

“Cowboy” Jack Clement, a legendary Nashville producer, singer, and songwriter, succumbed to cancer today at age 82, according to the Tennessean.   The Country Music…
Marc Hogan / August 8, 2013

George Jones’ Life Story Headed to Silver Screen

George Jones will soon get the movie star treatment. According to the Hollywood Reporter, a biopic based on the life of the late country legend…
Kyle McGovern / June 19, 2013

Kid Rock, Brad Paisley, and Other Stars Honor George Jones at Grand Ole Opry Funeral

George Jones was laid to rest yesterday the way he lived his life, surrounded by music. A nearly three-hour public funeral yesterday at the Grand…
Marc Hogan / May 3, 2013

George Jones Album Sales Jump 1,000 Percent After Icon’s Death

The world lost country legend George Jones last week, but thousands of fans have added to their record collections. Billboard reports that Jones’ catalog album…
Kyle McGovern / May 2, 2013

George Jones’ Public Funeral Draws Republican Leadership, Country Music All-Stars

Arrangements have been set for George Jones’ public funeral and the event promises to be a star-studded tribute to the country legend, who died at…
Kyle McGovern / May 1, 2013

George Jones, R.I.P.: The Legacy of Country’s Greatest Voice in 15 Tracks

Universally acknowledged as country music’s greatest singer as well as its most enigmatic n’er-do-well, George Glenn Jones was born in Saratoga, Texas, in 1931, and…
Keith Harris / April 27, 2013

Country Legend George Jones Has Died at 81

Country lost one of its greats today, when George Jones died at age 81. According to Billboard, a rep confirms he passed away at Nashville’…
Marc Hogan / April 26, 2013