George Jones Dies Aged 81: Classic Country Star Remembered

Category: Media & Culture / Apr 26, 2013 1:43PM EDT
With a career spanning over six decades George Jones is one of the biggest country music stars in the country. The singer made famous for the emotion he delivered through his music died on Friday. He had been in hospital since April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure. He had also had a long term battle with cocaine and alcohol addiction. The singer was born in Texas and first begun performing as a little boy. His personal life was far from glamorous, addiction often ruined his performances and he had been married four times. The past year has seen his health deteriorate including a respiratory infection which caused him to cancel some shows. Video Courtesy Of Reuters