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    The World Lost a Great Country Singer Today...

    So sad that George Jones died today...great country singer and there's not a lot of the good ones left...that stuff they sing now a days..just a bunch of screaming and loud music...I love it when it sounds like country...and he was one of the best...

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    amen to that. country music is fading fast. rip mr. george jones
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    I treated myself to a YouTube oldies concert this morning after I heard of his death. George Jones, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn..... you can spend hours on YouTube with the greats.

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    So sad to hear of his passing. My favorite song of his is "He Stopped Loving Her Today" Always brings tears to my eyes. Rest in peace George, you will be greatly missed.

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    My Aunt liked him, perhaps they are sharing a beer on the other side right about now.

    My Mom thought he had beady little eyes.....LOL
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    I listen to him on You Tube, as well....I will miss his "real" country music. To the "Possum", RIP.

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    So true, not too many "good/great" singers left, most of the "music" now is garbage as far as I'm concerned, that even includes the "modern" day "country. RIP George

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    I started listening to George Jones many years ago. They said yesterday on national news, he had been singing for over 5 decades, about when I started listening to him.
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    loved him..so right about country music fading..but as long as we have George Strait, Allan Jackson and Asleep at the Wheel..we wil be fine..hopefully there are some singers out there who as George Jones put it in his song "Who's gone a fill his shoes" It does upset me when they call the noise and junk that is put out under the name of country music...it is'nt country...

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    When you heard George Jones sing, you knew immediately who it was - his voice was so individual and recognizable! So many of today's young singers sound the same. God bless you, George!

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    We have loved George Jones For years. Love "He stopped loving her today". My husband said this morning he wondered if they will play that song at his funeral? Not too many great ones left. George Strait is one who comes to mind. The man still looks REAL good!!
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    Oved loved him the bast country singer that walked on this earth. I was on a cruise with him once an it was great

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    I seen him perform twice, and both my dh and I love the show. He was awesome. Best of the best, Merle is right up there with him as far as I am concerned. Who is gonna fill their shoes? Not the talent we have today? I think we are loosing the country roots. I just don't even listen to the New Country today. No interest, in the jumping around, and trying to be cool, loud show casing music. Not even country. Still a few good ones out there that hasn't lost their country roots. Toby Keith and a few, never will have another Elvis or Johnny, or George. One of a kind!

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    Oh, and we went and seen Ronnie Milsap too! He doesn't like the way country music is heading either. Also, seen Don Williams! Another one right up their with George and Merle.

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    Such a talent & such a loss to the country music community & the world at large. RIP Mr. Jones. Now he is reunited with Tammy Wynette - what a duo!
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    RIP George. Love classic country

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    Loved George Jones.A local radio station down here played his songs all morning.A great talent gone. RIP.
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    A little piece of our past is lost!! He had such a rich voice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by quilt queen View Post
    loved him..so right about country music fading..but as long as we have George Strait, Allan Jackson and Asleep at the Wheel..we wil be fine..hopefully there are some singers out there who as George Jones put it in his song "Who's gone a fill his shoes" It does upset me when they call the noise and junk that is put out under the name of country music...it is'nt country...
    You also forgot to mention Jim Reeves, Johnny Horton, Jim Ed Brown and his sisters, Buck Owens and others that have gone on .

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