George Jones performing at Harrah's Metropolis in Metropolis, Illinois in June 2003
|Birth name||George Glenn Jones|
|Born||September 12, 1931
Saratoga, Texas, U.S.
|Origin||Vidor, Texas, U.S.|
|Died||April 26, 2013
|Associated acts||Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Jamey Johnson|
George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013) was an American country music singer known for his long list of hit records, his distinctive voice and phrasing, and his marriage to Tammy Wynette.
Jones was married to Dorothy Bonvillion from 1950 until they divorced. Then he was married to Shirley Ann Corley from 1954 until they divorced in 1968. Then he was married to Tammy Wynette from 1969 until they divorced in 1975. Then he was married to Nancy Sepulvado from 1983 until his death in 2013. He had four children.
References[change | edit source]
- Pareles, Jon (April 26, 2013). "George Jones, Admired and Copied Country Singer, Dies at 81". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/27/arts/music/george-jones-country-singer-dies-at-81.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0. Retrieved April 26, 2013.
- "George Jones : Biography". CMT. September 12, 1931. http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/jones_george/bio.jhtml. Retrieved October 9, 2012.
- "Biography". http://www.allmusic.com/artist/george-jones-p1669. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
- "George Jones, American country singer, dies aged 81". BBC News. April 26, 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22312797. Retrieved April 26, 2013.
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