40 Original Music Hits
George Jones has been called "Possum, " "No Show Jones, " and the "Rolls Royce of Country Singers." Jones was notorious for fast-livin' & hard-drinkin', but he eventually left his wilder side behind. George Jones charted 168 songs during his illustrious career, more than any other recording artist in history. Jones' countless honors include his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the National Medal of Arts, the Kennedy Center Honors, and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Jones' vast legacy of music includes 270 songs that he recorded from 1965-1971 for Musicor Records, 29 of which were hits. This collection includes 40 songs from Jones' original Musicor recordings, several of which have rarely been released. You will enjoy Jones' Top-10 hit from 1957 titled "Don't Stop The Music, " his #28-hit from 1962, "You're Still On My Mind, " and his classic #16-hit from 1962, "Accidentally On Purpose." Jones also sings his impressive versions of some great country music standards such as Porter Wagoner's "Green, Green Grass Of Home, " Merle Haggard's "Mama's Hungry Eyes, " Roger Miller's "King Of The Road, " and Ernie Ashworth's #1-hit, "Talk Back Trembling Lips." George Jones takes those songs and makes them his own. On April 16, 2012, the beloved star passed away at age 81.