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George Jones Honoured By The Stars Of Country At Nashville Tribute Concert

By Joe Wilde | 24th November 2013

The great George Jones was honoured by some of the biggest names in country and western music this week, as the stars came out in force to the George Jones Tribute Concert at Nashville's Bridgestone...

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Nashville Pays Its Respects To The Late George Jones With Star-studded Concert

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd November 2013

The late, great George Jones was honored this Friday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday. The night was originally intended to celebrate the country icon’s retirement, but after his death last April, it was held as...

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Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

By Elinor Cosgrave | 9th August 2013

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

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Despite Doctors' Best Efforts, Randy Travis Remains In Critical Condition

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th July 2013

Randy Travis’s struggle to recover after a stroke continues, and there are very few encouraging developments to report. The country star is still in a critical condition at a Nashville Tennessee hospital. His doctors report...

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Randy Travis Still Hospitalised In "Critical Condition" Due To Heart Problems

By Lauren James | 10th July 2013

US country singer Randy Travis currently lies in a "critical condition" after being admitted to a Dallas hospital on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. 54 year-old Travis is said be being treated for viral...

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Country Star Randy Travis In Critical State After Contracting Virus

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

American country star Randy Travis is in a critical condition in hospital with a heart condition thought to be caused by a virus. The singer-songwriter - who has won several Grammys and Country Music Association...

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George Jones Tribute Concert To Take Place In Nashville

By Contributor | 8th May 2013

George Jones final concert was supposed to be on November 22nd of this year, however with the country star sadly now deceased, having passed away last month, the gig that will take place will in...

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Country Stars Unite As George Jones Funeral Takes Place At Grand Ole Opry

By Michael West | 2nd May 2013

Country legend George Jones' funeral takes place today. He died on Friday (April 26, 2013), at the age of 81 and a report from CBC news earlier today revealed that the former First Lady Laura...

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A Week In News: Tributes Paid To George Jones, Tyler The Creator Finds Controversy, Lily Collins Goes Zombie-hunting

By Michael West | 2nd May 2013

Why Baby Why: The country music world lost a true legend in the shape of George Jones last week. The musician was dubbed No Show George for his unpredictability throughout his touring career though he...

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Fans Invited To Say Goodbye To George Jones At Nashville Funeral

By Michael West | 29th April 2013

Fans of the late country music star George Jones are invited to say their final goodbyes to the singer at his funeral on May 2 at the Grand Old Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee at...

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The Man Behind The Voice: A Tribute To George Jones

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th April 2013

This week country music lost one of its greatest voices, George Jones. Jones was one of the most beloved performers in country because of the emotion he imbued in his songs. His voice, which was...

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The Voice Of Country George Jones Died At Age 81

By Victoria Pavlova | 26th April 2013

Country music legend George Jones, who was universally known as the biggest voice in country, died this week at the age of 81. Jones was referred to as The Voice of country and a number...

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Rip George Jones: Country Star Whose Antics Put Today's Rock Stars To Shame

By Michael West | 26th April 2013

George Jones, whose song 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is often considered one of the greatest country music songs of all time, has died aged 81. The country star died at the Vanderbilt University Medical...

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