George Jones - (September 12, 1931-April 26, 2013) Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree George Glenn Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure. He was 81.
#OklahomaMusicTrail inductee Conway Twitty spent ample time in Oklahoma City, fostering his rock & roll and country music talents before becoming a legendary singer, songwriter, producer and recording artist.
You wouldn't think there'd be anybody left in Nashville to buy tickets. The final list of performers for a Nov. 22 tribute concert to the late George Jones features more than 70 acts from George Strait to Megadeth.