George Jones Photo Gallery

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Back Row: Singers and Songwriters, The McClymonts, Mollie McClymont, Sam McClymont, Brooke McClymont, Elaine Roy of The Roys, Guest, Darrin Vincent of Dailey & Vincent, Guy Penrod and Billy Yates. Front Row: Billy Joe Shaver, Nancy Jones, George Jones, Trivis Tritt and Jason Michael Carroll attends George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

ASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Back Row: Singers and Songwriters, David Lee Murphy, The McClymonts, Mollie McClymont, Sam McClymont, Brooke McClymont, Elaine Roy of The Roys, #####, Darrin Vincent of Dailey & Vincent, Guy Penrod and Billy Yates. Front Row: Eddie Raven, Billy Joe Shaver, Nancy Jones, George Jones, Trivis Tritt and Jason Michael Carroll attends George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Country Music Legend George Jones celebrates at his, George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Cartoonist Guy Gilchris, Nancy Jones and husband Country Music Legend George Jones celebrate at his, George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: ****EXCLUSIVE COVERGE**** Nancy Jones and husband Country Music Legend George Jones celebrate at his, George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Nancy Jones and husband George Jones celebrate at his, George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

MONTGOMERY, AL - MARCH 25: Nancy Jones and Singer/Songwriter Legend George Jones at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame's 13th Induction Banquet and Awards Show at the Renaissance Hotel on March 25, 2010 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 17: Nancy Jones and Country Legend George Jones (center top row) cut the ribbon and open George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 17, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 16: Nancy Jones and husband, Music Legend George Jones enjoy some time together at The George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 16, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 16: Music Legend George Jones and Nancy Jones, his wife enjoy some time together at The George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 16, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 16: Music Legend George Jones and Nancy Jones, his wife enjoy some time together at The George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 16, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 16: Nancy Jones and husband, Music Legend George Jones enjoy some time together at The George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 16, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 16: Music Legend George Jones and GAC TV Personality Stormy Warren at The George Jones Possum Holler Bed & Breakfast during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 16, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: ***EXCLUSIVE*** (L-R standing) Lee Roy (The Roys) Wynonna Judd; (L-R sitting) Elaine Roy (The Roys) Kellie Pickler, Dolly Parton, George Jones and Carrie Underwood backstage at Dolly Parton's 'Live From London' DVD premiere party at the Tracking Room on November 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Recording artists George Jones and Carrie Underwood backstage at Dolly Parton's 'Live From London' DVD premiere party at the Tracking Room on November 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 6: The 2008 Kennedy Center honorees, (back-L-R) Singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, country music singer George Jones (front-L-R) dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp, actor Morgan Freeman and actress/singer Barbra Streisand pose for the formal group photo following the Artist's Dinner at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2008 in Washington DC. The artists will be honored in a live show being taped December 7, 2008 from the Kennedy Center and will be broadcasted on December 30, 2008 on CBS. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

INDIO, CA - MAY 04: Singer/songwriter George Jones performs during day 3 of Stagecoach, California's Country Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field on May 4, 2008 in Indio, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Nancy and George Jones arrive for the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

George Jones recieves his award at the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Jean Shepard and George Jones at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 22 at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Photo by Donn Jones Photography (Donn Jones, Richard Suter, Terry Wyatt).

George Jones chats with GAC's Suzanne Alexander at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 22 at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Photo by Ricky Moson.

George Jones performs with new Hall of Fame member Bobby Braddock at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 22 at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Photo by Ricky Moson.

George Jones chats with GAC's Suzanne Alexander at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 22 at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Photo by Ricky Moson.

George Jones performs with new Hall of Fame member Bobby Braddock at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 22 at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Photo by Ricky Moson.

(l-r): Ray Walker, Phil Everly, Barbara Mandrell, Ralph Emery, Emmylou Harris, Sonny James and George Jones at the Country Music Hall of Fame on May 17, 2009. Barbara was welcomed into the Country Music Hall of Fame along with Roy Clark and Charlie McCoy during a three-hour Medallion Ceremony. Photo by Donn Jones, courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

George Jones photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones' 2008 CD, Burn Your Playhouse Down: The Unreleased Duets. Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with daughter Georgette Jones, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

Tammy Wynette and George Jones. Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Jim Lauderdale, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Dolly Parton, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Shelby Lynne, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

Pictured (l-r): Michael McDonald, Vince Gill, George Jones & Ricky Skaggs. Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Mark Chesnutt, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones' 2008 duet with his daughter, Georgette Jones, "You And Me And Time." Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones with Marty Stuart, photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

Tammy Wynette and George Jones. Photo courtesy of tammywynette.com.

George Jones Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

George Jones Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

George Jones Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

George Jones Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

George Jones on The Grand Ole Opry
Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones and Jimmy Dickens on The Opry
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George Jones with buddy Merle Haggard. Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones on The Grand Ole Opry. Photo courtesy of Bandit Records.

George Jones, Buddy Jewell and Craig Morgan at The Opry Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

DOTHAN, AL - JANUARY 17: Country Crossing Developer Ronnie Gilley and Country Legend George Jones at the ribbon cutting during the Country Crossing Grand Opening Kick-Off Celebration at Country Crossing on January 17, 2010 in Dothan, Alabama. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster & Associates)

Photo Courtesy of Bandit Records

Portrait of American country music vocalist George Jones seated at an unidentified event, late 1980s. He is dressed in a black jacket with a leaf design, a silver lame shirt, and a gold necklace with interlocking letters 'G' and 'J' on it. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)