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George Jones Biography

Photo of George Jones, country music star

George Jones, the country music legend nicknamed “The Possum,” has died at age 81. His “throaty baritone and expressive phrasing practically defined the modern country sound,” says Time magazine.

Tammy Wynette (left) and George Jones

He won a Lifetime Achievement Grammy just last year. And he was married to Tammy Wynette from 1969-75. (She was the second of his four wives.)

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