George Jones with Tom Carter: I Lived To Tell It All
Tom Graves, The Washington Post, 23 June 1996
I LIVED TO TELL IT ALL, the long-awaited autobiography of country music legend George Jones, has to be one of the bleakest, most disconsolate music bios ever written. Many critics and legions of hardcore fans consider George Jones the greatest country singer of all time, greater than Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash or any of the new breed of big hat singers. If you've ever seen George Jones turn a standard country weeper into a three-minute miracle of heartbreak and pain, you will understand why.
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