Entries by Brindy

Do you know Thumper Jones?

So exciting to see our country music legend was so multi-faceted!  No surprise that George Jones gives Elvis Presley a run for his money – in this rendition of “Heartbreak Hotel”.  Take a listen and hear Jones in a way you may have never heard before.  George Jones released a few rockabilly hits under the […]

Leon Russell and his Lost Documentary

Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock ‘n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music. Ask Leon Russell a straight question — say, about the documentary made […]

Top Sports Bars in Nashville

A top-notch sports bar can be hard to find. Some distinguish themselves as “sports bars” while others just have a lively vibe and a bunch of TVs showing all the games. It took a lot of sports watching and beer drinking to come up with the list of the best sports bars in Nashville, but […]

The Story Behind the Glamorous Nudie Suits of Country Music

BY LILY HANSEN originally on Wide Open Country    The “I” in Nudie Cohn’s name should be dotted with a rhinestone. The legendary tailor is the namesake of the made-to-measure Nudie Suit, worn by some of country music’s biggest stars including Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. His Lankershim Boulevard store, and unofficial social club, Nudie’s Rodeo […]

The George Jones NYE Musical LineUp

We are offering two floors of outstanding, boot-stomping, draw-dropping fun!  The main floor will focus on more of a country sound while the fourth floor will be high energy new country and popular favorites.  Either way – there will be something for everyone!  One thing is for certain – if you are looking to ring […]

The 15 Best Country Christmas Songs Recorded Before 1985

  We here at The George Jones think this is a pretty good list – and it definitely includes many of the songs that we have on our own list  (we would have added a big dose of George, of course!)  Enjoy these songs  – and maybe it will inspire some additions to your holiday […]

Nashville New Year’s Eve – How are you ringing in 2020?

So you want to ring in the New Year with stellar LIVE country music?  Here is a compilation of shows/ performances to look out for to bring you in to 2020 with the songs and singers you love. Don’t forget – -if you are here in Nashville and don’t want to brave the cold at […]

Country Music and NASCAR

Music City is excited to host NASCAR Championship Week!   The city is buzzing  – but that’s not just honkey tonk microphone feedback you are hearing!  It’s the sounds of engines revving all over Nashville for what is promising to be a week full of every NASCAR fans dream – drivers, fan signings and the Monster […]

The 13 Greatest Country Songs for Thanksgiving

Carve up the turkey to tunes by Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and more grateful crooners By Melinda Newman Repost from a Rolling Stone Article Dolly Parton, “Coat of Many Colors” (1971)   Parton has no shortage of poignant songs, but this true story, which she wrote on one of Porter Wagoner’s […]