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George Jones

George Jones artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

George Jones

December 13, 2010 George Jones, who died Friday at 81, could pull and bend notes until they made listeners hurt.

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George Jones

August 31, 2010 The country musician detailed his long career in a autobiography called I Lived to Tell It All.

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News

George Jones in 2000.

April 26, 2013 Among the treasures on George Jones' wall of fame: a framed letter from the Supreme Court justice.

George Jones in the late 1980s.

April 26, 2013 Starting in 1959 and for decades after, Jones recorded some of country's greatest songs. He was 81.

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More Stories

George Jones around 1975.

April 29, 2013 He began thrilled by the nightlife, then was trapped in it. He ended up a mascot who got respect.

Tom Jones

February 8, 2011 The Welsh singing legend shares his favorite songs of romance and heartache for Valentine's Day.

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April 26, 2013 Jones, who died Friday at 81, joined Fresh Air's Terry Gross for an interview in 1996.

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Red, White and Blues Soundtrack

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  • Album: Red, White and Blues Soundtrack
  • Artist: Tom Jones
  • Label: HIP-O RECORDS
  • Released: 2003