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George Jones: Farewell to the King of Heartbreak

Peter Stone Brown, CounterPunch, 26 April 2013

THIS MORNING while finishing my first cup of coffee and checking my Facebook notifications, an email came from a good friend of mine.  The title was "Possum".  I knew what it was going to say and almost didn't want to open it.  But I opened it and my fears were confirmed.  George Jones, the greatest country singer of all time was gone.  I immediately stopped whatever I was doing and posted the news and George Jones songs on YouTube to Facebook.  Probably 20 of them, maybe 30 of them.  I could have done it all day.

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