Today is a day to remember greatness and I actually think it should be a national holiday. Today should be George Jones Day. George was blessed with one of the most distinctive and memorable voices in the history of recorded music. He helped give country music it's heart and soul.
If you need your heart ripped out, there is no music that can do it better than country and there may have never been a better vocal surgeon than George Jones. He had a way of ripping your heart out like no one and perhaps the greatest heart extractor of all time is his legendary classic
If you ask die hard county music fans to name the greatest country love song of all time. You will get a lot of argument. Tim and Faith's "It's Your Love" Lonestar's "Amazed", John Michael Montgomery's "I Can Love You Like That" Kenny Roger's &q…
Conway Twitty was one of the all time biggest hit makers in country music history. Conway had a body of work that few will ever rival in ours or any lifetime. He had a way of fitting into whatever decade it was and whatever was popular at the time. Conway fit in everywhere.
Three years ago today the music world mourned the loss of a legend. George Jones passed away on this date in 2013 and will never be forgotten. We have lost a lot of legends lately, with the passing of Merle Haggard just weeks ago.
You will find very little debate to the fact that the sound of real country music was born in the voice of George Jones. There is probably no other singer in the history of country music who was more "country" than George. He influenced country singers from the 1950’s all the way to…
George Jones released so many classic hits but one of my all time favorites has to be "The Grand Tour". I have always loved that one. It was on this date in 1974 that George hit the number one spot on the chart with that country classic.
Not long before he died, George Jones penned a final letter to Alan Jackson. He was asking for a favor, one the younger country singer was likely happy to fulfill. Now, as Jackson releases his Angels and Alcohol album he's shared a photo of that letter with Taste of Country readers.
If you were to make a list of the best country songs of all time there are certain titles that are a must. The Barbara Mandrell/George Jones classic "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool" is one of those tunes.