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George Jones

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Born Sep 12, 1931

George Glenn Jones is an American country music singer known for his long list of hit records, his distinctive voice and phrasing, and his marriage to Tammy Wynette. Over the past 20 years, Jones has frequently been referred to as the greatest living country singer. Country music scholar Bill C.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1931 Birth George Glenn Jones was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas, and was raised in Vidor, Texas, with his brother and five sisters. … Read More

TEENAGE

1950 18 Years Old …  His 1950 marriage to Dorothy Bonvillion lasted a year, but they had a daughter, Susan.

TWENTIES

1954 22 Years Old In 1954, Jones married Shirley Ann Corley. This marriage lasted until 1968 and produced two sons, Jeffrey and Bryan.

THIRTIES

1969 37 Years Old He married Tammy Wynette in 1969. … Read More

FIFTIES

1983 51 Years Old Jones married his current wife, Nancy Sepulvado, on March 4, 1983 in Woodville, Texas. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1996 64 Years Old Jones later jokingly sang of the lawn mower incident in his 1996 single "Honky Tonk Song", and parodied his arrest in the music video. … Read More
2008 76 Years Old He served as judge in 2008 for the 8th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers. … Read More
2012 80 Years Old In 2012 he was presented with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. … Read More
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