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George Jones Edit Profile

singer , writer , songwriter , Country music singer

George Jones, country music singer, songwriter. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1950-1953.

Background

Jones, George was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas.

Career

Co-founder Bandit Records, Nashville, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Played guitar and sang professionally from age 16. First recording Why Baby, Why, 1955. First Northern 1 record White Lightning, 1959.Proprietor: Jones Country Music Park, 1983. Sang duets with Tammy Wynette. Composer songs including The Race Is On.Recent albums include: I Am What I Am, Rockin' the Country, 1985, Best of George Jones, 1986, Country By George!, 1986, Wine Colored Roses, 1986, Too Wild Too Long, 1988, One Woman Man, 1989, You Oughta Be Here With Me, 1990, Friends in High Places, 1991, Walls Can Fall, 1992, (with Sammy Kershaw) Hi-Tech Redneck, 1993, Salutes Hank Williams, 1994, The New Favorites of George Jones, 1995, Like the Dickens, 1995, (with James Taylor) Bartender's Blues, 1996 The George Jones Collection, 1999, Live With The Possum, 1999, The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001, Higs I Missed. And One I Didn't, 2005, Kickin' Out the Footlights Again, 2006. Songs include He Stopped Loving Her Today (Country Music Association Song of Year 1980, 81, Music City News Single of Year 1981, All Time Country Song, 1992), I Don't Need Your Rocking Chair, 1992 (Country Music Association Vocal Event of Year, 1993), Choices, 1999 (Grammy award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance).

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1950-1953.

Connections

Son of George Washington and Clara J. Married Tammy Wynette, 1968 (divorce 1975). 1 child, Georgette.

Married Nancy Sepulvado, March 4, 1983.

father:
George Washington

mother:
Clara J.

Spouse:
Nancy Sepulvado

Child:
Georgette