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Jones, George (Glenn)

(1931–  ) musician; born in Saratoga, Texas. One of the stars of country music, he was born into a poverty-stricken family and raised in Beaumont, Texas, where he began singing on the streets as a teenager. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, he made his first record in 1953, appeared on the Louisiana Hayride in 1955, and scored his first hit, "Why Baby Why," in 1956, the first of over 60 singles that he placed on the Country Top-10 charts over the next four decades. He moved to Nashville in 1957 where he joined the Grand Ole Opry. His songs increasingly reflected the turbulence of his four marriages and his struggles with alcohol and drugs, and his skill at conveying heartbreak and headache established the standard against which modern country music is measured.
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George Jones had the glory of perpetrating the first joke on him; he gave him a cigar with a firecracker in it and winked to the crowd to come; the thing exploded presently and swept away the bulk of Nicodemus's eyebrows and eyelashes.
Also key to victory was a stunning late save from goalkeeper George Jones, and a clever tactical foul by Tom Davis.
Pictured from left are: Enid Thirwell, Mr Arthur Chilton, Sir John Wrightson, Mrs Lonsdale, Mrs G Jones and Mr George Jones, Mrs A Good, Mr Arthur Good
PRESENTER George Jones is coming out of retirement after just one year to make his debut on internet radio.
Victory was claimed by Ysgol Caergybi - Team B with a team comprising George Jones, omas Evans, Amber Martin and Nichola Young.
Midfielder George Jones (U18), Becky Redmile (U17, Bethan Ellis, Ella Bromley and Mollie Hughes (U16) and Oscar Kay (U15) have used the summer training period to impress coaches and develop their skills.
COUNTRY superstar George Jones, who had US No1 hits in five decades, died yesterday aged 81.
London, April 27 ( ANI ): American country singer George Jones, who had a string of number one songs between the 1950s and 1990s, died on Friday.
George Jones, country singer, died at the age of 81.
GEORGE JONES AND TAMMY WYNETTE We Go Together / Let's Build A World Together (T Bird Americana) * GEORGE Jones from Saratoga, Texas and Tammy Wynette from Tremont, Mississippi were the greatest country and western couple of them all and here are two of their albums together on one CD.
The ensemble, pictured here rehearsing at Bryn Clwyd School, Llandyrnog, comprise (back, left to right) Les Neish, John Powell, Ryan Breen and Paul Walton, with children Heidi Legg and George Jones.
WEBSTER - Several years ago, during a moment when the crowd at a George Jones concert in Connecticut fell silent, Miguel DeJesus shouted, "I love you, George