Tag Archives: George Jones

Hits and Misses 2

Continuing this occasional department. . . (Number 1 is HERE.) • Chuck Cusimano: Cold in Colorado (Cusimusico Records, 2015) New Chuck Cusimano has a newer album out, which we’ll get to, but this one was new to me only a … Continue reading

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After 50 Years, the Second Stanley Brother Leaves Us

I have been reading one memorial after another, eulogies, tributes, encomia, to and for Ralph Stanley.  Most of them focus on his voice (click on the links for the full articles):   “You don’t replace a Ralph Stanley,” said Eric … Continue reading

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HAH Featured in Harvard Magazine Article on WHRB

Harvard Magazine, which is circulated to an astonishing 240,000 alumni, faculty, and staff of Harvard University (Wikipedia), in its Alumni section for September-October 2015 (Vol. 118, No. 1) featured an article by Craig A. Lambert on WHRB (pp. 63-7).  The … Continue reading

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George: Gone from Top, but Not Forgotten

I have ‘un-stickied’ the list of George Jones posts from the top, but you can find it here: https://hillbillyatharvard.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/george-jones-posts-click-the-links/ Or just go down to the bottom of the page and click on Older Posts.  We won’t forget The Possum.  /CL

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George Jones Posts—Click the Links

This list of posts following the recent death of the great George Jones will remain at the top for a while.  Clicking on the titles below will take  you directly to the posts: George Is Gone More George “No Show Jones” George, and … Continue reading

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Vince Gill and Patty Loveless Sing at George Jones’s Funeral

Gerry Katz sends this emotional performance by Vince and Patty of “Go Rest High on That Mountain” at the funeral for George yesterday.  The fellow who uploaded it says that the Opry took down others, so I don’t know how … Continue reading

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HAH (and George, of Course) Make Powerline!

Thanks to Scott Johnson and the now-venerable Powerline Blog for including links here.  Have to admit I slipped them a hint, but it’s nice to have it noticed. /CL George Jones, RIP UPDATE: Commenter James DeCamp links to an article … Continue reading

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More George

Rather than add updates to the original post, here, I’ll create a new post. There’s a nice ‘In Memorium’ in The American Spectator by Larry Thornberry, The Perfect Country Singer . . . Jones’ large and loyal fan base was … Continue reading

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George, and Eddie and Pearl

Guest Post by Steve Bartlett Back in the late 1940s—I was either in 5th or 6th grade—I discovered Eddie and Pearl, a married hillbilly duo on local radio station KRIC. Eddie had a 15-minute show about 1 PM 6 days … Continue reading

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“No Show Jones”

All of the obituaries on George Jones mention his two nicknames, “The Possum,” and “No Show Jones.”  Some point out that they were applied in either derision or jest, but the first certainly became a term of affection in the … Continue reading

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