26.05.2013 – The Possum Hour

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In this episode we are paying tribute to George Jones, know as “The Possum”, who passed away a few weeks ago. We are discovering some hits he had along his 6 decades of a typical country star career with its ups and downs, several marriages, his struggles with alcohol, rhinestone suits… Beyond all of that George Jones was a true honky-tonker from Texas who shook the Nashville industry. We are listening to George Jones tunes sung by himself as well as by other artists like the Hillbilly Boogiemen or even The King Elvis.

Read “Merle Haggard Remembers George Jones” published on May 6, 2013 in Rolling Stone, in which a honky-tonker pays tribute to a fellow honky-tonker.