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Tribute: George Jones

posted by Nell Minow

We mourn the passing of country legend George Jones, who died today at age 81.  His life, filled with tragedy and resilience and love found and lost, was like a country song.  As the New York Times wrote: “With a baritone voice that was as elastic as a steel-guitar string, he brought suspense to every syllable, merging bluesy slides with the tight, quivering ornaments of Appalachian singing.”

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He will be greatly missed.

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