George Jones dies at 81
Country music legend George Jones was hospitalized in Nashville on April 18.
April 26th, 2013
10:42 AM ET

George Jones dies at 81

George Jones, the country music legend whose graceful, evocative voice gave depth to some of the greatest songs in country music - including "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Grand Tour" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" - has died, according to his public relations firm.

Jones, 81, died Friday at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, the public relations firm said. He had been hospitalized since April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure.

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  1. saywhat

    RIP George Jones.

    April 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  2. Donald reece

    Learned alot from him,gona miss you George

    April 26, 2013 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Donald reece

    Going to miss you George

    April 26, 2013 at 12:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. charles dildine

    true country singer

    April 26, 2013 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  5. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Ole Possum Face was one of a kind. RIP

    April 26, 2013 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Choctawbear

    So sad to see the Ol' Possum go. RIP, sir!

    April 26, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  7. s kel

    I like his mannor of singing, gental. R I P G Jones.

    April 26, 2013 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
  8. jim snover

    has long as i listen to him his songs always made a difference, may God welcome him with open arms , GOD BLESS.

    JIM

    April 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Terry Stumbo

    RIP GEORGE.YOU WILL DEEPLY BE MISSED.

    April 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. vikingwoman

    George Jones!!! Back in the days when I was singing, this is what the audience would yell out to the male vocalist! Not a big fan of country music, but I'm a fan of George Jones! "If drinkin don't kill me, her memory will"! Thanks for all the great songs Mr. Jones, RIP!!

    April 26, 2013 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Rascal Rabble

    don't know him...don't like country music either...well...glen campbell...he was my crush...rhinestone cowboy!

    April 26, 2013 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  12. ronvan

    DEATH & TAXES! Can't avoid either. One of the great ones for sure! RIP

    April 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | Report abuse |
  13. little mister©

    Help

    April 27, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Louis

    Loved George Jones,been feeling real sad since I heard the news,have all his songs.RIP George

    April 28, 2013 at 1:15 am | Report abuse |
  15. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    As a musician, I want to congratulate the music-store owner in Pennsylvania who fatally shot the alleged robber who allegedly attacked him and his wife with a club in his store.

    April 28, 2013 at 9:03 am | Report abuse |