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George Jones’ Funeral Service Announced

The details for George Jones' funeral service have been announced. The iconic country singer will be laid to rest on Thursday, May 2 in Nashville. In an honor fit for such a legendary talent, Jones' funeral will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. To accommodate the enormous outpouring of fan support, the service will be open to the public.

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Brad Paisley on George Jones: ‘The Greatest Voice Country Music Will Ever Know’

Brad Paisley offered one of the most touching and heartfelt tributes to the late George Jones, who passed away on Friday, April 26 at the age of 81. Paisley issued his "in memoriam" style statement via Twitter, calling the singer "the greatest voice country music will ever know" and "one of the greatest friends you could ever have."

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George Jones In Memoriam (1931-2013)

When country music legend George Jones passed away Friday (April 26) at the age of 81, he left behind a rich musical legacy that has rarely been equaled -- matched only by a life story filled with more triumph and heartbreak than the greatest country song ever written.

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George Jones Photo Album – Stars Share Their Favorite Pictures With the Possum

Meeting George Jones was a career highlight for almost every country singer. Even legends like Randy Travis and Reba McEntire treasure the photos they have with the singer. Today, stars have been sharing their favorite moments with Jones, who died at the age of 81 years old this morning. 

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Learn the Story Behind George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’

Whether or not you agree that George Jones' 1980 hit 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is the greatest country song of all time, we can all probably agree on one thing: The song is Jones' most famous hit. And there's a reason why the mournful ballad is so heart-wrenching -- it was recorded at one of the Possum's lowest points.

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Keith Urban Sings Musical Tribute to George Jones

Keith Urban offered his musical tribute to George Jones, who passed away today (April 26) at the age of 81. While seated at and playing a white piano, Urban sang a few bars of Jones' 'He Stopped Loving Her Today,' which is largely regarded as one of the most important country songs ever.

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My George Jones Story

I was introduced to George Jones on September 6th 1974, the day I was born. Mama had a portable radio in the hospital room and when the nurses brought me in to her for the first time, you guessed it, George Jones was on that little radio. (or at least that's the story I've always been told).

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George Jones Dead at 81

Country music has lost one of its all-time-greatest icons, as legendary singer George Jones died Friday (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was hospitalized on April 18 with a fever and irregular blood pressure.

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