If you love the direction country music has been heading as of late, you will certainly fall head over heels for Adam Wakefield. The Nashville resident auditioned for NBC's The…
Fans of George Jones can rejoice with the official opening of the George Jones Museum (128 Second Ave. N). They had the dedication last night and family and friends of…
Singer Lynn Anderson was scheduled to appear at last week's huge George Jones tribute in Nashville, but unfortunately missed the show. This morning she posted an update on her Facebook detailing the…
represented everything about Country Music and was loved by fellow artists,
musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry
executives. On November 22nd, Nashville and beyond will honor the music legend
with an all-star tribute, the date that George was to perform the final show of
his illustrious career.
“I am so excited how this show has evolved and I
will be forever grateful to the artists that are coming to honor George,” says
Nancy Jones. “The evening might be long, but I don’t think people will be upset
as they will witness the best musical tribute Nashville has ever seen with so
many artists performing George Jones songs.”
With the SOLD OUT tribute concert already hosting top names in all genres of music, Nancy Jones is excited to announce the addition of George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church,…
Bandit Records will proudly release GEORGE JONES – AMAZING
GRACE on September 10th, two days before what would have been
Jones’ 82nd birthday. Jones, a partner in Bandit Records, recorded the gospel
songs with producer Billy Sherrill in 2002 with the exception of one track,
“Great Judgment Morning,” which was produced by Brian Ahern in 1994.
Billy Sherrill songs represent the final sessions between Jones and Sherrill.
Sherrill had retired and was not interested in going back into the studio.
Jones was persistent in trying to get Sherrill to do one last project and they
finally agreed to do a Gospel Collection. It also marked the first time that
Jones’ had actually recorded an entire Gospel project and not just isolated
songs tacked onto the end of secular sessions.
“Great Judgment Morning”
was one of those songs tacked onto the end of his Bradley Barn recording
sessions. Assembled that day were friends such as Waylon Jennings, Jessi
Colter, Travis Tritt, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart and Connie Smith who all added
their vocal interpretations of that classic gospel favorite.
The Deer Lodge has announced a new George Jones Tribute album to be released in December 2013. The Southeast Portland underground record label and recording studio will be producing the…
A George Jones biopic is in the works, with the late legend's wife, Nancy on board as executive producer. I asked my listeners who they thought would make a good…
Hey guys, my chart roundup is back after a month out! I hope you missed me. Hot Country Songs remains oddly static at the top, with Florida Georgia Line continuing…
George Jones’ funeral will take place on Thursday, May 2nd at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, starting at 10 am (Central) and will be open to the…
"George would have wanted his fans and friends everywhere to be
able to come and pay their respects along with his family," said publicist Kirt
"Thanks to George’s friends, fans, and loved ones for the
outpouring of love at this terrible time," said Nancy Jones. "I love you
A private visitation for family, friends, and fellow performers
will take place on Wednesday evening. Since this is private, please call
615-777-6995 x230 for time and location.
Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree
George Glenn Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt
University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18
with fever and irregular blood pressure.
Born September 12, 1931, Jones is regarded among
the most important and influential singers in American popular music history. He
was the singer of enduring country music hits including “She Thinks I Still
Care,” “The Grand Tour,” “Walk Through This World With Me,” “Tender Years” and
“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” the latter of which is often at the top of
industry lists of the greatest country music singles of all time.
singer who can soar from a deep growl to dizzying heights, he is the undisputed
successor of earlier natural geniuses such as Hank Williams and Lefty Frizzell,”
wrote Bob Allen in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Encyclopedia of