George Jones

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 790 to 781

By Steve Crawford | February 17, 2021

an entire cycle of grief

The Musical Tastes Of Our Ex-Presidents

By Alyson Camus | November 10, 2020

‘Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers just about put me in the White House’

The 500 Greatest Songs of the 1990s – 140 to 131

By Steve Crawford | October 24, 2020

Gave poignancy to the alcohol related lyrics

Be Here Now: New Albums 6-12-20 – 6-18-20 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 17, 2020

When I go for George I may well arrive here

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 20 to 11

By Steve Crawford | October 23, 2019

Jones was staring at Tammy Wynette, his former wife, throughout the entire vocal performance.

Be Here Now: New Albums 7-5-9 – 7-11-19 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 10, 2019

adds some alternate takes and some songs not yet heard

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 450 to 441

By Steve Crawford | June 15, 2019

takes the head off of Elvis and fills Fred Flintstone up to his pelvis

Every Tee Shirt Tells A Story: George Jones

By Iman Lababedi | March 5, 2019

George with a broken arm

Country Music History – Essential Releases of 1995, Part I

By Steve Crawford | April 2, 2017

George plays the raging sexist and Wynette declares that God is a woman

Country Music History – Essential Releases of 1984

By Steve Crawford | January 23, 2017

A buddy relationship

Country Music History – Essential Releases of 1971, Part I

By Steve Crawford | November 18, 2016

‘Maybe that’s the direction I want to go in’

Country Music History – Essential Recordings of 1958, Part I

By Steve Crawford | September 16, 2016

Entries from George Jones, Ray Price, and Johnny Cash

Country Music History – Essential Recordings of 1955

By Steve Crawford | September 6, 2016

World meet Cash And Jones

Country Music History – Essential Recordings of 1951, Part I

By admin | August 26, 2016

George Jones: “Its lyrics couldn’t be more simple – or profound.”

10 Songs, Monday, May 26th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 26, 2014

ATLiens – Outkast – The title track of their first album and it still sounds other worldly. Nearly 20 years ago and it is the template for Atlanta rap and neo soul, with two great rappers and a doomy bass. Really like another planet – A

The A+ List 4-24-14

By Iman Lababedi | April 23, 2014

The Love Bug – George Jones – Wayne Kemp, country journeyman, wrote it and George Jones got it right; a smashing, lighthearted romp with love is a disease undertones riddling into the perfect lick. Jones vocal is a masterclass in Williams generation country singing.

Hear Ye: What rock nyc is listening to 12-16-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 16, 2013

Runner – Laura Stevenson – Not only is her singing lovely, her lyrics are kinda great “Static transmit me to the other side of another room in pieces; like a steady beating, the summer hurts” but the guitars are all zoom lens Byrdsy excellence – A

The 99 Best Country Songs of the 1900s

By Steve Crawford | November 10, 2013

This is a primer for all country friends and wannabe country fans out there. You don’t know where to start on your country collection, start in the 20th Century and start here

George Jones Archives On Spotify

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2013

In practice it is all about the music and the ability to pull a hundred Jones albums with a click is heaven. It is a miracle of science. I am so happy and Spotify aren’t finished yet. Within five years they will be a major archival resource for George Jones recordings