George Jones

The Possum Honored
Nancy Jones, the wife of late country music phenomenon George Jones, has announced the opening of the George Jones Museum in Nashville. Here is an excerpt from the official announcement:
Everyone needs a certain appreciation for the classics – those songs that inspired the Texas and Nashville tunes we hear today. There was a certain honesty in songwriting back in the day that deserves to be recognized and remembered.
'I'll Fly Away,' written in 1929, is one of the most widely known and recorded gospel songs, and often has a folky-bluegrass air about it. George Jones, whom passed away earlier this year, recorded his own rendition in 1965, which is one of the most popular versions alongside Alison K…