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George Jones to Retire in 2013

Posted by: Petr Mecir

News 08/27/2012

The legendary George Jones, who Frank Sinatra once called the second best singer in America, announced his retirement plans. At the age of 81 Jones still tours extensively, although he was forced to cancel a number a shows due to medical complications earlier this year. Jones plans a farewell tour which will stop in 60 cities in 2013. In addition, plans for a new studio album were also revealed.

George Jones has been considered the greatest living country singer for decades and during his incredible career of 57 years has scored countless hits such as "Why Baby "Why", "The Race Is On", "White Lightning", "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "Choices".

George Jones was inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992.

After Glen Campbell retired this summer, George Jones is another giant to disappear from concert halls. Among the legends who remain actively touring there is Willie Nelson (79), Merle Haggard (75), Kris Kristofferson (76) and Kenny Rogers (74).

George Jones - "He Stopped Loving Her Today"