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Carlene Carter and the Unbroken Circle

Michael Simmons | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Simmons

If there's a better hardcore country record in 2014 than Carlene Carter's Carter Girl, I haven't heard it.

Dog Ears Music: The Gift of Music

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Percy Sledge, David Amram, George Jones, and more.

Stars Turn Out To Pay Tribute To George Jones

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The George Jones tribute concert opened Friday night with Big & Rich rolling onto the stage on riding lawn mowers. Sam Moore...

10 Reasons to Watch the 47th Annual CMA Awards

David Wild | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
David Wild

I don't care what country you are from -- or what age or color you are. If you love good songs, and the people who love those good song, I think you will want to be a part of Country Music's Biggest Night.

CMA Awards Honor Late Country Great

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Strait and Alan Jackson will team up to pay tribute to George Jones at next month's Country Music...

Remedy for Government Shutdown Blues? Jazz

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

After all, music soothes the savage beast. And there's plenty of wild legislators roaming the government corridors that could use some calming down. Jazz dudes may have found the elixir: jazz is Xanadu minus the Xanax.

Posthumous Album Honors Late Singer

AP | MICHAEL McCALL | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment

George Jones, "Amazing Grace" (Bandit/Welk) The first release of George Jones music following his death in April features the legendary singer on a c...

George Jones: A Song's Best Friend

Rick Hendrix | Posted 07.14.2013 | Religion
Rick Hendrix

I learned many hard lessons before I made it in the music industry, and people like George Jones paved the way for me. George told me, "You will never do wrong for doing right -- even if they are bad people." It's a lesson I have learned to live by in my life, family and work.

Not Becoming an Oldies Act

Don McNay | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Don McNay

It's more than not being afraid. It's the confidence to follow your gut instincts and vision, no matter what is the prevailing or conventional wisdom.

George Jones Forever: A Dozen Reasons for All the Ruckus

David Wild | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

I had the honor of meeting the great George Jones only once, but it was one of the most amazing and surprising moments of my professional life.

George Jones' Star-Studded Funeral To Be Broadcast Live

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.02.2013 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For a guy who sang so many sad songs, George Jones left behind a lot of laughs. There was more humor than sadness at Jones' ...

George Jones' Funeral Will Be Open To The Public

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.29.2013 | Celebrity

George Jones will be laid to rest this week and the country music star's funeral will be open to the public. Jones' funeral will be held at the Gr...

How a New York City Rock Kid Fell for George Jones and Tammy Wynette

Binky Philips | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I was 15. I'd been playing guitar for a whole 4 years. I knew Keith Richards was the greatest guitar player on the planet. I'd enjoyed Laugh-In as much as half the world did. That made me tune into Hee Haw its first season. Heck, why not! What I collided with in head-on with George Jones was a new musical reality.

'The Greatest Country Singer Of All Time'

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling o...

LISTEN: George Jones' Greatest Breakup Ballads

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.10.2015 | Divorce

With his supple, soulful voice and hard-luck songs, few could channel heartbreak quite like George Jones. Perhaps it was because the country singe...

PHOTOS: Country Singer George Jones Left Behind Stunning Mansion

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

We can only imagine the music that filled this stunning home.

Country Music Legend Dies At 81

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.03.2013 | Celebrity

Country music legend George Jones has died at the age of 81. Jones died on Friday after he was hospitalized in Nashville, Tenn., with a fever and ...

Honky Tonk: Chatting With Son Volt's Jay Farrar, Plus Longreef's 'She Likes The Ladies' Video Exclusive and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Aussie rock band Longreef are back on the road in support of their latest EP Dirty Motel. The band recently shot a video for their second single "She Likes The Ladies," the song being a crowd favorite.

Legendary Singer Too Ill To Perform

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A Minnesota casino says legendary country singer George Jones is ill and has canceled a concert scheduled this week. Jones wa...

A Conversation With Jefferson Starship's Paul Kantner, Plus Exclusives From The Roys and I Was Totally Destroying It

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Havoc and Meatbats: Conversations With Alanis Morissette and Chad Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Birth & Rebirth: A Conversation With Jimmy Cliff, Plus Chatting With Eleni Mandell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Country Music Legend Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country music star George Jones has been released from the hospital. In a news release from Jones' publicist on Saturday, Jones s...

George Jones Hospitalized

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.21.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country music star George Jones is in the hospital again with a respiratory infection. A spokesman says the 80-year-old singer wa...

Country Star Lashes Out At Daughter

AP | CAITLIN R. KING | Posted 06.25.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's not his health but a family feud that is bothering George Jones. The 80-year-old country star posted a video message on...