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George Jones
George Glenn Jones
George Jones
George Jones under konsert på Harrah's Metropolis i Metropolis i Illinois i juni 2002
Født 12. september 1931
Saratoga, Texas, USA
Død 26. april 2013 (81 år)
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Yrke Sanger-låtskriver
Kallenavn No Show Jones[1]
The Possum[1]
Sjanger Country
Instrument Akustisk gitar
Vokalist
Aktive år 1954–2013
Plateselskap Starday
Mercury
United Artists
Musicor
Epic
MCA Nashville
Asylum
Bandit

George Glenn Jones (født 12. september 1931 i Saratoga i Texas, død 26. april 2013 i Nashville i Tennessee) var en amerikansk country-artist og låtskriver.

Jones fikk sitt gjennombrudd i 1955 og fikk flere priser, blant annet to Grammy Awards. Han var gift med Tammy Wynette 1969 til 1975 og slet med stort alkohol- og narkotikamisbruk.

George Jones ble i 1992 innvalgt som medlem i æresgalleriet Country Music Hall of Fame.

Diskografi[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • 1957 – Grand Ole Opry's New Star
  • 1958 – Hillbilly Hit Parade
  • 1958 – Long Live King George
  • 1959 – Country Church Time
  • 1959 – White Lightning and Other Favorites
  • 1960 – George Jones Salutes Hank Williams
  • 1962 – Songs from the Heart
  • 1962 – Sings Country and Western Hits
  • 1962 – George Jones Sings Bob Wills
  • 1962 – Homecoming in Heaven
  • 1962 – My Favorites of Hank Williams
  • 1963 – I Wish Tonight Would Never End
  • 1964 – Blue and Lonesome
  • 1964 – George Jones Sings Like The Dickens!
  • 1964 – I Get Lonely in a Hurry
  • 1965 – The Race Is On
  • 1965 – Mr. Country & Western Music
  • 1965 – New Country Hits
  • 1965 – Old Brush Arbors
  • 1966 – Country Heart
  • 1966 – I'm a People
  • 1966 – Love Bug
  • 1966 – We Found Heaven Right Here on Earth at "4033"
  • 1967 – Walk Through This World with Me
  • 1968 – If My Heart Had Windows
  • 1968 – Sings the Songs of Dallas Frazier
  • 1968 – The George Jones Story
  • 1969 – My Country
  • 1969 – I'll Share My World with You
  • 1969 – Where Grass Won't Grow
  • 1970 – Will You Visit Me on Sunday?
  • 1971 – George Jones with Love
  • 1971 – George Jones Sings the Great Songs of Leon Payne
  • 1972 – A Picture of Me (Without You)
  • 1972 – George Jones (We Can Make It)
  • 1973 – Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You)
  • 1974 – In a Gospel Way
  • 1974 – George Jones Sings His Songs
  • 1974 – The Grand Tour
  • 1975 – Memories of Us
  • 1976 – Alone Again
  • 1976 – The Battle
  • 1977 – I Wanta Sing
  • 1978 – Bartender's Blues
  • 1980 – I Am What I Am
  • 1981 – Still the Same Ole Me
  • 1983 – Jones Country
  • 1983 – Shine On
  • 1984 – You've Still Got a Place in My Heart
  • 1984 – Ladies' Choice
  • 1985 – Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?
  • 1986 – Wine Colored Roses
  • 1987 – Too Wild Too Long
  • 1989 – One Woman Man
  • 1990 – You Oughta Be Here with Me
  • 1991 – Friends in High Places
  • 1991 – And Along Came Jones
  • 1992 – Walls Can Fall
  • 1993 – High Tech Redneck
  • 1996 – I Lived to Tell It All
  • 1998 – It Don't Get Any Better Than This
  • 1999 – Cold Hard Truth
  • 2001 – The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
  • 2003 – The Gospel Collection
  • 2005 – Hits I Missed…And One I Didn't
  • 2008 – Burn Your Playhouse Down – The Unreleased Duets

Referanser[rediger | rediger kilde]

  1. ^ a b «GEORGE JONES MAKES PEACE WITH HIS NICKNAMES». Besøkt 10. april 2012.