George Jones

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George Jones
George Glenn Jones
George Jones.jpg
George Jones under konsert på Harrah's Metropolis i Metropolis i Illinois i juni 2002
FødtGeorge Glenn Jones
12. september 1931
Saratoga, Texas, USA
Død26. april 2013 (81 år)
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Beskjeftigelse Sanger-låtskriver
Nasjonalitet USA
Utmerkelser National Medal of Arts, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), Kennedy Center Honors
KallenavnNo Show Jones[1]
The Possum[1]
SjangerCountry
InstrumentAkustisk gitar
Vokalist
Aktive år1954–2013
PlateselskapStarday
Mercury
United Artists
Musicor
Epic
MCA Nashville
Asylum
Bandit
Nettstedwww.GeorgeJones.com
Notable verk
He Stopped Loving Her Today

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». Arkivert fra originalen 2011-07-25. Besøkt 10. april 2012. 

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