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Keith Richards on George Jones: ‘He Was Pure American Music’

Of all of the accolades and remembrances that have poured in about George Jones since the singer's passing on (April 26), none is more unexpected -- or genuinely touching -- than that of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.

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George Jones’ Album Sales Skyrocket After His Death

The iconic George Jones was laid to rest in Nashville Thursday (May 2), but he will not be forgotten. In the week following his death, Jones' album sales have increased a whopping 1000 %, which is a sweet tribute to the singer's phenomenal influence on country music. 

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Brad Paisley Writes Personal Essay About Friendship With George Jones

Brad Paisley tweeted a touching tribute to the late George Jones last week, immediately after The Possum's passing. Now, the singer has penned an essay, detailing both his appreciation for and his friendship with Jones, which was published by Billboard.

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Family, Friends and Fans Come Together for George Jones’ Funeral – Pictures

George Jones was laid to rest on Thursday (May 2). After a nearly three-hour-long celebration of his life at the Grand Ole Opry, the country legend was buried during a service at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville. It was an emotional day, but not one without a few smiles -- and even bursts of laughter -- as friends, family and fans shared memories of the Possum. 

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George Jones’ Widow Recounts Singer’s Final Hours

The wife of the late George Jones has opened up for the first time about how the legendary singer spent his last days and hours before his death on April 26. Nancy Jones says the family knew his health was fading fast, but they chose to keep it quiet as not to worry friends, fans and family.

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Westboro Baptist Church to Picket George Jones’ Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church has announced that they will picket the funeral of country great George Jones, which is to be held Thursday (May 2) at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 

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George Jones’ Funeral to Be Televised, Streamed Online

The funeral for legendary country singer George Jones will be televised, streamed online and aired on radio.

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Toby Keith Pays Tribute to George Jones at Stagecoach

Toby Keith gave a fantastic performance at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival the same day that his old friend George Jones sadly passed away at the age of 81. Halfway through his set, the singer paid tribute to the iconic entertainer in a heartfelt way.

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George Jones’ Cause of Death Revealed

The legendary George Jones passed away last Friday (April 26) at the age of 81, leaving behind a towering musical legacy of more than five decades. Now, the iconic entertainer's cause of death has been revealed.

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George Jones’ Funeral Service Announced

The details for George Jones' funeral service have been announced. The iconic country singer will be laid to rest on Thursday, May 2 in Nashville. In an honor fit for such a legendary talent, Jones' funeral will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. To accommodate the enormous outpouring of fan support, the service will be open to the public.

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