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George Jones’ Grave Gets Special Visitor

A man and his best friend -- reunited!

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Randy Travis Remembers George Jones in ‘Tonight I’m Playing Possum’

The country music community has been grieving since George Jones died in April. To help soften the blow -- and perhaps to cope with his feelings -- Randy Travis dedicated a new song called 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum' to a man many call the greatest country singer of all time. Joe Nichols joins Travis on this powerful duet. 

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Movie About George Jones’ Life in the Works

The life story of one of country music's most celebrated singers is going to be told in a feature film. George Jones and his wife Nancy were working with a screenwriter in the years leading up to the legend's death. The biopic has the singer's blessing, and now has a production company to produce it.

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Naomi Judd Takes CMT to Task for ‘By the Way’ Mention of George Jones During Awards Show

Naomi Judd feels CMT did George Jones a disservice by limiting their tribute to the Possum during the 2013 CMT Music Awards. In addition to the short time allotted for the dedication, the legend was critical of the group the network chose to perform Jones' music.

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George Jones to Be Honored Through Future Monument, His Wife Announces

The late George Jones was a legend in country music, and his impact on the genre will live on in more ways than one. Soon, a monument will be constructed for Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery, where he is buried.

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How George Jones Wanted to Be Remembered

George Jones was aware of his legacy at least as far back as 2005. That's when he conducted an interview with Taste of Country sister station WGNA in Albany, N.Y. and talked about how he'd like to be remembered. The Possum considered the good and bad of how he'd lived and summed it up for his audience. 

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Academy of Country Music Honors George Jones With Heartfelt Tribute Video

In honor of George Jones' illustrious country music career, the Academy of Country Music put together a short reel of the Possum's best moments at the ACM Awards. The clip honors Jones' ACM wins and most memorable performances from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Front Row Winners Share Special Story After Willie’s Concert [VIDEO]

Today's Best Country loves giving away tickets (and boy do we give away a lot of them!) Most of the time we just give the tickets away over the air or online, the winner picks them up at our headquarters downtown, and they go to the show and have a good time. I mean, that's what I assume.

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Keith Richards on George Jones: ‘He Was Pure American Music’

Of all of the accolades and remembrances that have poured in about George Jones since the singer's passing on (April 26), none is more unexpected -- or genuinely touching -- than that of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.

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George Jones’ Album Sales Skyrocket After His Death

The iconic George Jones was laid to rest in Nashville Thursday (May 2), but he will not be forgotten. In the week following his death, Jones' album sales have increased a whopping 1000 %, which is a sweet tribute to the singer's phenomenal influence on country music. 

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Family, Friends and Fans Come Together for George Jones’ Funeral – Pictures

George Jones was laid to rest on Thursday (May 2). After a nearly three-hour-long celebration of his life at the Grand Ole Opry, the country legend was buried during a service at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville. It was an emotional day, but not one without a few smiles -- and even bursts of laughter -- as friends, family and fans shared memories of the Possum. 

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Vince Gill And Patty Loveless Perform An Emotional ‘Go Rest High On That Mountain’ At Funeral For George Jones

George Jones was laid to rest today, after a huge outpouring of support from friends, family, and fans in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry House.  I found myself glued to the TV watching the huge number of friends that spoke and sang about Jones.  One performance really captured the admiration of the country legend.

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