The country singer George Jones died at the age of 81 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Country singer whose career spanned more than fifty years and featured the release of singles like “White Lightning.” He released more than 150 songs during his lifetime.
He married Dorothy Bonvillion in 1950, then Shirley Ann Corley, then Tammy Wynette on February 16, 1969, and then Nancy Sepulveda on March 4, 1983. He had a total of four children, Georgette, Susan, Jeffrey and Bryan.
“I miss all of my old friends who have passed away. Sometimes you just don’t understand why they were taken so soon. I loved and miss Johnny Cash. I miss my old buddy Johnny Paycheck, who happens to be buried in an area of the cemetery that I bought for my family.” (George Jones)
“There’s nothing prettier in the world than a melody. I can get lost in a song with a melody. A lot of times I have, and the song wasn’t that good, but I would get lost in that melody, and I’d want to do the song.” (George Jones)
“Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.” (George Jones)
“The only music we ever listened to out in the piney woods was Roy Acuff and the Grand Ole Opry. That was the only night of the week I was allowed to lay in the middle of the bed with Mama and Daddy, just long enough to hear Roy Acuff sing; then I had to go back to bed.” (George Jones)
“I was born in Saratoga, Texas, a little town there in the Big Thicket about 60 miles north of Beaumont. Needless to say, we were very, very poor, but we always managed to have enough to keep our bellies full.” (George Jones)