Remembering the music of George Jones

A video tribute to the country singer VIDEO

Topics: Video, George Jones, Country Music, obituary, Elvis Costello, Frank Sinatra,

George Jones, the country superstar who consistently had No. 1 songs from the 1950s to 1990s, has died at 81. The musician’s appeal crossed genres, as he was an inspiration to the likes of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Costello and James Taylor. Below are some of his best tunes from across the decades:

“He Stopped Loving Her Today”

George Jones – LIVE He Stopped Loving Her Today.3gp from Dana on Vimeo.

“The Grand Tour”

“I Don’t Need Your Rocking Chair”

“She’s My Rock”

“Race Is On”



“She Thinks I Still Care”

“Golden Ring” with Tammy Wynette

“If Drinkin’ Don’t Kill Me”

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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