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Keith Richards on George Jones: ‘He Was Pure American Music’

Of all of the accolades and remembrances that have poured in about George Jones since the singer's passing on (April 26), none is more unexpected -- or genuinely touching -- than that of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.

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George Jones’ Album Sales Skyrocket After His Death

The iconic George Jones was laid to rest in Nashville Thursday (May 2), but he will not be forgotten. In the week following his death, Jones' album sales have increased a whopping 1000 %, which is a sweet tribute to the singer's phenomenal influence on country music. 

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Brad Paisley Writes Personal Essay About Friendship With George Jones

Brad Paisley tweeted a touching tribute to the late George Jones last week, immediately after The Possum's passing. Now, the singer has penned an essay, detailing both his appreciation for and his friendship with Jones, which was published by Billboard.

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George Jones’ Widow Recounts Singer’s Final Hours

The wife of the late George Jones has opened up for the first time about how the legendary singer spent his last days and hours before his death on April 26. Nancy Jones says the family knew his health was fading fast, but they chose to keep it quiet as not to worry friends, fans and family.

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‘Good Lovin’ Makes It Right’

The news of George Jones' death sparked in me a fascination about his life with Tammy Wynette. Several YouTube videos later, I stumbled across Tammy's performance of 'Good Lovin' Makes It Right'.

Researching her performance further, I learned that her former husband was standing to the left of the stage which makes the look she sends off camera at 1:20 that more interesting

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Morning Minute – May 2, 2013

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Westboro Baptist Church to Picket George Jones’ Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church has announced that they will picket the funeral of country great George Jones, which is to be held Thursday (May 2) at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 

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George Jones’ Funeral to Be Televised, Streamed Online

The funeral for legendary country singer George Jones will be televised, streamed online and aired on radio.

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Toby Keith Pays Tribute to George Jones at Stagecoach

Toby Keith gave a fantastic performance at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival the same day that his old friend George Jones sadly passed away at the age of 81. Halfway through his set, the singer paid tribute to the iconic entertainer in a heartfelt way.

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George Jones’ Cause of Death Revealed

The legendary George Jones passed away last Friday (April 26) at the age of 81, leaving behind a towering musical legacy of more than five decades. Now, the iconic entertainer's cause of death has been revealed.

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