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RIP George Jones

Tyrades!

Even back in 1980 when George “The Possum” Jones received a Grammy Award, I regarded him as an old fogey who should step aside for the younger set, such as, well, um, Kenny Rogers.
But that’s “yesterday’s whine.” I’ve matured over the years. Life experiences have left me more appreciative of the man and his music. So I’m glad that his friends are helping him celebrate his 75th birthday at the Grand Ole Opry September 12.
“Living legend” Jones is to be treasured for his masterful handling of his role as a link between the dear ...


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