George Jones joined the United States Marine Corps on November 16th, 1951 at the age of 20. For more on this story click our blog HERE. Enjoy this article from The Boot that lists our beloved country music star who enlisted along with a few others! Thank you so much for all who have served. […]
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After George Jones and his first wife, Dorothy Bonvillion divorced in 1951, he was court ordered to pay her a support stipend of $35 per week. Unable to pay, George was found to be in contempt of court twice and even spent a few days in jail before his family could post bail. It was […]
Ken Burns tells the story of “Country Music” in his latest documentary on PBS, but nothing compares to standing in the places where that history was made. Use your passport to make your country music pilgrimage and earn exclusive discounts and souvenirs along the way. We here at the George Jones Museum are honored to […]
Not only did George Jones have an iconic voice in country music, his quotes left many fans with something deep to go on. These thoughts and lyrics paint a picture of a man with faults – but great wisdom. There are MANY to choose from – but here is a list of the top 10 […]
Maybe to go forward . .we need to look back. Ken Burns detailed a good bit of this genre’s history in his “Country Music”documentary on PBS. Where did country music start? Here is a great article that sums up the beginnings nicely: The History of Country Music A Crooked Country Road From Jimmie Rodgers to […]
Year after year y’all hear rumblings of a George Jones movie in the works. Here at The George Jones – in the heart of Nashville – smack dab in the middle of will we or won’t we . .we are here to say .. things are still in the works! We can say a concrete […]
For more of George Jones singing with Mr. Cash click HERE. George answers 20 Questions HERE. For a list of the best George Jones Collaborations click HERE. For an article on George Jones Honkey Tonk “Possum Holler” click HERE.
Obviously, The George Jones is not the first place to offer Hot Chicken on the menu. With venues all around Music City – Prince’s (mentioned at length below) and Hattie B’s just to name two – to a now national craze with top chef’s offering the delicacy in New York and L.A.- you better not […]
Welp – we couldn’t help but come up with a recipe. (for that scroll after the video) But first enjoy a bit from George and Merle LIVE: Working hard here at The George Jones Roof Restaurant and Museum – we are always coming up with ways to incorporate Possum into everything we do! So when […]
For more music from George Jones and Johnny Cash CLICK HERE. For the story of how George Jones was discovered CLICK HERE.
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