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Old 04-26-2013, 06:50 PM
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Default George Jones RIP

Just heard country music legend George Jones passed away today at the age of 81. They said he had 150 career albums with a top 10 hit in each of 5 decades. I'm not a big country music fan but this guy had one heck of a career and wrote some good classic music like, The Race Is On, He Stopped Loving Her Today, White Lighting and many more. The music industry had a great loss today.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:22 PM
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You beat Gruntersdad to the punch here, but yes a sad day. George Jones was a legend in country music. Not quite up there with the likes of Johnny Cash but pretty darn close. Authentic. Country music today ain't putting out stars anymore like George.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:35 PM
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Agreed. The guy was a major talent. Doesn't surprise me though that he has passed away. He was known to have some what of a heavy drinking life style.
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