Entries by Brindy

Nudie Suits, Big Hair and Fringe

Over here at The George Jones, we are big fans of country music (obviously!) but we are also big believers in all the fandango that goes with this root of Americana.  Through the years, artists have worn what some consider to be the good the bad and the ugly. The Best and Worst Country Fashion […]

The Best Nashville Roadtrips

The Best Nashville Road Trips for When You Just Need to Get Out of Town  By CHRIS CHAMBERLAINUpdated On 08/15/2017 at 05:14PM EST US Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama | Philip Arno Photography/Shutterstock Nashvillians will tell just about anyone who asks that Music City is a great place to be from. But in moments of honesty […]

Debunking Nashville’s Biggest Rumors!

Cowboy Boots and Country Music: Debunking Nashville’s Biggest Rumors By KENDALL MITCHELL GEMMILLPublished On 04/06/2016 Flickr/Alaina McDavid While dispelling some of these rumors may make one sound like a broken record, it would surprise you how many tourists still come to Nashville and are — well, surprised, to find that Nashville is more culturally, culinarily, and sonically […]

Bandit Went to See Her Daddy

Georges’ Gravesite gets a Special Visitor From Taste of Country AMY SCIARRETTO June 26, 2013 A man and his best friend — reunited! George Jones, who passed away in April of this year, is much missed by his family and the country music community, including his fellow artists and his large cluster of fans. He […]

The Devil in George Jones

  Written by Nick Tosches  Texas Monthly July 1994 The great country singer George Jones was best known for his longtime association with Nashville, where he earned his reputation as perhaps the greatest country singer who has ever lived. But Jones, who died this morning at the age of 81, was a product of east […]

The Greatest Drinking Song in the World?

Stand back and let this writer make the case for awarding this lofty title to a little-known George Jones tune.  George undoubtedly had his battle with alcohol . .but true to form- – he always had a way to put what he was going through into words that SO many of us can relate to in […]

George Jones Makes Peace With His Nicknames

Written by Pat Gallagher December 18th 2009 When you think of George Jones, several things come to mind: classic country hit maker, multiple industry award winner, ex-husband of the late Tammy Wynette, and, of course, those nicknames: ‘The Possum’ and ‘No Show Jones.’ “When you’re called ‘The Possum’ … it stays with me. There’s no way I […]

Grammy Lifetime Achiever: George Jones

Lifetime Achievement Award: George Jones DEC 2, 2014 – 4:06 PM GRAMMY.com by Merle Haggard GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Merle Haggard pays tribute to one of country music’s finest Sometime around 1956, I picked up a copy of Country Song Roundup. For you new kids, that was a song magazine that was a must-have for an aspiring songwriter. […]