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July 31, 2014 Playlist

31 Country Songs that were on the radio/charts in 1994 (31 of my favorites anyway), in random order:

1. Wild One – Faith Hill
2. Live Until I Die – Clay Walker
3. I Swear – John Michael Montgomery
4. No Doubt About It – Neal McCoy
5. My Love – Little Texas
6. If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too) – Shenandoah
7. Don’t Take the Girl – Tim McGraw
8. Wink – Neal McCoy
9. Foolish Pride – Travis Tritt
10. Summertime Blues – Alan Jackson
11. Be My Baby Tonight – John Michael Montgomery
12. Third Rock From the Sun – Joe Diffie
13. Dreaming With My Eyes Wide Open – Clay Walker
14. If I Could Make A Living – Clay Walker
15. Pickup Man – Joe Diffie
16. Lifestyles of the Not So Rich and Famous – Tracy Byrd
17. National Workin’ Woman’s Holiday – Sammy Kershaw
18. Thinkin’ Problem – David Ball
19. Shut Up and Kiss Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter
20. Kick A Little – Little Texas
21. Watermelon Crawl – Tracy Byrd
22. Calling Baton Rouge – Garth Brooks
23. I Try to Think About Elvis – Patty Loveless
24. The City Put the Country Back In Me – Neal McCoy
25. Rock My World (Little Country Girl) – Brooks & Dunn
26. That’s My Story – Collin Raye
27. Walking Away A Winner – Kathy Mattea
28. Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind – Confederate Railroad
29. If the Good Die Young – Tracy Lawrence
30.  Goin’ Through the Big D – Mark Chesnutt
31. I Want to Be Loved Like That – Shenandoah

PLAYIN’ POSSUM! THE FINAL NO SHOW RELEASES FULL PERFORMER LIST (WITH A FEW SURPRISES!!)

Source: Webster PR

Special VIP package available at www.georgejones.com

Nashville, Tenn. (October 30, 2013) – Recognized worldwide as the “greatest living country singer,” George Jones represented everything about Country Music and was loved by fellow artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives.  On November 22nd, Nashville and beyond will honor the music legend with an all-star tribute, the date that George was to perform the final show of his illustrious career.

“I am so excited how this show has evolved and I will be forever grateful to the artists that are coming to honor George,” says Nancy Jones.  “The evening might be long, but I don’t think people will be upset as they will witness the best musical tribute Nashville has ever seen with so many artists performing George Jones songs.”

Playin’ Possum! The Final NO SHOW talent list: (in alphabetical order based on first name, not order of performance)
Alabama, Alan Jackson, Baillie & the Boys, Big & Rich, Bill Anderson, Blake Shelton, Bobby Bare, Brad Paisley, Brenda Lee, Chad Warrix (Halfway to Hazzard), Charlie Daniels, Collin Raye, Craig Morgan, Dailey & Vincent, Daryle Singletary, Dierks Bentley, Eddy Raven, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Eric Lee Beddingfield, Gary Morris, George Strait, Greg Bates, Gretchen Wilson, Jamey Johnson, Janie Fricke, Jeanne Pruett, Jeannie Seely, Jessi Colter, Jett Williams, Jim Ed Brown, Jim Lauderdale, Jimmy C. Newman, Jimmy Wayne, John Conlee, John Michael Montgomery, Josh Turner, Kathy Mattea, Kentucky Headhunters, Kid Rock, Larry Gatlin, Lee Ann Womack, Lee Greenwood, Leona Williams, Lisa Matassa, Little Jimmy Dickens, Lorrie Morgan, Lynn Anderson, Mandy Barnett, Mark Collie, Martina McBride, Megadeth, Miranda Lambert, Montgomery Gentry, The Oak Ridge Boys, Pam Tillis, Patty Loveless, Ray Stevens, Reba McEntire, Rodney Atkins, Ronnie McDowell, The Roys, Sam Moore, Shooter Jennings, Stonewall Jackson, Suzy Bogguss, T. Graham Brown, Tanya Tucker, Teea Goans, TG Sheppard, Thompson Square, Tracy Lawrence, Travis Tritt, and Vince Gill … plus some surprise guests!!!!

Although the show is SOLD OUT, a special VIP package which includes a show ticket, a VIP pre-show reception with Nancy Jones, and other special items are available on a limited basis.  These packages are only available at www.georgejones.com.

Playin’ Possum! The Final NO SHOW is being produced by Mike Smardak of Outback Concerts, with Suzzane Skinner serving as Talent Producer, Kirt Webster serving as Show Producer, Bobby Birkhead serving as Music Director, Sherry Hohimer handling VIP ticketing, fan club, and serving as assistant to Nancy Jones, and Getty Images will serve as exclusive photojournalists for the evening.

About George Jones
George Jones was the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.

George Jones, often referred to as the “the greatest living country singer” was on his farewell tour titled “The Grand Tour,” when he passed away. The icon’s hits, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes”, “White Lightning” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” will surely become standards for honky-tonk cover bands for years to come.

For more information on George Jones, please visit www.georgejones.com

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GEORGE STRAIT, BLAKE SHELTON, MIRANDA LAMBERT, ERIC CHURCH, REBA McENTIRE AND ALABAMA TO PERFORM AT GEORGE JONES TRIBUTE CONCERT

Source: Webster PR

GEORGE STRAIT, BLAKE SHELTON, MIRANDA LAMBERT, ERIC CHURCH,  REBA McENTIRE AND ALABAMA TO PERFORM AT GEORGE JONES TRIBUTE CONCERT

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA

Nashville, Tenn. (September 16, 2013) – With the SOLD OUT tribute concert already hosting top names in all genres of music, Nancy Jones is excited to announce the addition of George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, and Alabama to the all-star lineup.

“I am thrilled and honored that so many of George’s friends are coming to what would have been his last concert, but is not a fitting tribute,” says Nancy Jones.  “George loved these artists and before passing had actually wrote letters to almost all of them.”

The newly added list of performers will join previously announced artists Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner, The Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, and others.  All previously announced artists are currently being reconfirmed.

George Jones, often referred to as the “the greatest living country singer” was on his farewell tour titled “The Grand Tour,” when he passed away. The icon’s hits, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes”, “White Lightning” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” will surely become standards for honky-tonk cover bands for years to come.

About George Jones
George Jones was the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.

For more information on George Jones, please visit www.georgejones.com

Travis Tritt and Daughter Tyler Reese Duet for “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough”

Source: Webster PR

Travis Tritt and Daughter Tyler Reese Duet for “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough”

APA_TylerReese_TravisTritt_lrgNashville, TN (June 24, 2013) – Travis Tritt, one of Country music’s most-beloved “bad boys,” has released a cover of “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough,” which he performs in a duet with his 15-year-old daughter, Tyler Reese. Written by Patti Smyth and Glen Burtnik, the famous rock ballad first appeared on Smyth’s self-titled 1992 album, on which she sang the successful single with Don Henley. Along with his daughter Tyler, Tritt takes a Country turn on this new version, which is the first single the entertainer has released on Country radio in five years. The song is available via iTunes, and the video premiered on Travis’ YouTube channel, http://www.youtube.com/travistrittofficial.

Recalling the inspiration that lead to the collaboration with his daughter, Tritt reflected, “We were driving back from a family trip to Florida when this song came on my iPod. I naturally started singing along, and when Tyler joined me I knew it was a song we just had to record together. It was magical.” Listeners are enchanted with the father/daughter duet, and lucky fans at select venues will have the chance to see them perform the song during the dates indicated with an “*” below:

June 24          Birchmere Music Hall, Alexandria, VA
June 26          Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
June 27          Turning Stone Resort & Casino,Verona, NY
June 28          Palace Theatre, Greensburg, PA
June 29          JD Legends Entertainment Complex , Franklin, OH
July 12            Seven Clans Casino, Thief River Falls, MN
July 13            St. Croix Casino, Turtle Lake, WI
July 18            Freedom Hall, Sterling Heights, MI
July 19            Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY
July 20            Beckley YMCA Sports Complex, Beckley, WV *
August 1         Campbell Country Fair, Gillette, WY
August 2         Butte Silver Bow County Fair, Butte, MT
August 3         Big Valley Jamboree, Camrose, Canada
August 8         Tillamook County Fair, Tillamook, OR
August 9         Umatilla County Fair, Hermiston, OR
August 16       Havelock Country Jamboree, Havelock, ON
August 28       KCI Auto Auction, Kansas City, MO
August 30       Fort Randall Casino, Pickstown, SD
Sept 7              Vermont State Fair, Rutland, VT*
Sept 13            Riverwind Casino, Norman, OK
Sept 15            B100 Birthday Bash, South Bend, IN*
Sept 19            PACE Center, Parker, CO
Sept 20            Sky Ute Casino Events Center, Ignacio, CO
Sept 21            Cattle Baron’s Ball 2013, Eaton, CO
Sept 27            Margaritaville Resort Casino, Bossier City, LA
Sept 28            Hot Springs Balloon Festival, Hot Springs, AR*
October 3        Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA
October 4        Renaissance Theatre, Mansfield, OH
October 5        The Newton Theatre, Newton, NJ
October 6        The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT
October 12      Austin County Fair, Bellville, TX
October 19      Mark G Etess Arena, Atlantic City, NJ
October 26      Pensacola Interstate Fair, Pensacola, FL
October 27      Florida State Hog Rally, Ft. Walton Beach*
October 28      Pensacola Fair,Pensacola, FL*
November 1    Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD
Nov 2              New Barn Theater, Mount Vernon, KY
Nov 9              Founder’s Day Festival, Ocoee, FL*

“Sometimes” is the first single from Tritt’s upcoming album, THE CALM AFTER… , which will be out July 9 on his Post Oak Recordings label. The collection is a revised re-release of 2007’s THE STORM, adding two new tracks – this single and Tritt’s cover of Faces’ “Stay With Me.”

Fans can connect with Travis, view the “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough” video and hear more music at his new website, http://travistritt.com/. The track is available for purchase at iTunes (http://smarturl.it/TTSometimes).

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George Jones’ Final show renamed “Tribute To George Jones” at Bridgestone Arena

From Ticketmaster:

Hey ticket holder!

This message is being sent on behalf of Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.

George Jones
Bridgestone Arena
Friday, November 22
nd at 7:30PM

Dear Valued Fan,

The George Jones final Nashville concert, which was set for Friday, November 22nd  at the Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will continue as planned as a ‘Tribute to George Jones’.  We have confirmed that Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson as well as others will be performing and honoring George one final time.

Your original tickets will be honored and we do look forward to seeing you there.

For more information on the show and for a list of all confirmed talent attending the Tribute to George Jones please visit www.georgejones.com . 

From Webster PR Press Release dated May 7, 2013

GEORGE JONES FINAL NASHVILLE CONCERT TO TAKE  PLACE AS A ‘TRIBUTE SHOW’

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA

Nashville, Tenn. (May 7, 2013) – The George Jones final Nashville concert, which was set for Friday, November 22, 2013 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will continue as planned with one change … the show will now become a ‘Tribute to George Jones’, as announced today.
“Everyone has been asking if we will still do the  show,”  says Nancy Jones.  “I have asked Garth, Kid Rock, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson and others and they all said ‘yes, I am still going to do it’ so with all the artists still planning on coming, we are going to honor George one final time.”

Tickets for the Nashville finale were SOLD OUT previously.  Please check withTicketmaster on any tickets that may come available.

At this time, not all previously announced artists have been contacted. We are in the process of re-confirming all artists. A list of all confirmed talent will be available at georgejones.com

About George Jones
George Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas native also had 143 Top 40 hits to his name, had received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.

For more information on George Jones, please visit www.georgejones.com

ALAN JACKSON, TRAVIS TRITT, PAM TILLIS, PATTY LOVELESS, TRACY LAWRENCE, KATHY MATTEA, JOE DIFFIE, MARK CHESNUTT, T. GRAHAM BROWN, AND MORE JOIN GEORGE JONES FOR HIS FINAL NASHVILLE CONCERT

ALAN JACKSON, TRAVIS TRITT, PAM TILLIS, PATTY LOVELESS, TRACY LAWRENCE, KATHY MATTEA, JOE DIFFIE, MARK CHESNUTT, T. GRAHAM BROWN, AND MORE JOIN GEORGE JONES FOR HIS FINAL NASHVILLE CONCERT

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA

Celeb Q&A George JonesNashville, TN (March 7, 2013) – With the SOLD OUT final concert already hosting top names in all genres of music including Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Kenny Rogers, and Randy Travis among others, George Jones is excited to announce his dear friends and fellow Grand Ole Opry members Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt and other performers from his hit song “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair” will join him onstage.  Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea, Tracy Lawrence, Patty Loveless, Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt, and T. Graham Brown latest additions to concert lineup.  The event, which will soon be dubbed the Country Music Event of the Year, has already announced Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Shelby Lynne, Sam Moore, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner and Gene Watson as participating in the evening of music.

In addition, Brenda Lee, John Conlee, Lee Greenwood, Eddy Raven, The Roys, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, Dailey & Vincent, Gary Morris, Jessi Colter, Bobby Bare, Jim Ed Brown, Little Jimmy Dickens, Stonewall Jackson and more will all take the stage during the finale performance.

More stars are expected to be announced as performers gear up to pay tribute to one of the world’s most accomplished recording artists.

“Alan and Denise Jackson have been friends of Nancy and I for years, so this show wouldn’t be the same without him,” says George Jones.  “I am also so grateful that my dear friend Garth Brooks is going to be on stage with me.  I am not sure who will be crying more, me or him.”

George Jones, often referred to as the “the greatest living country singer” will mark the end of an era with 2013’s farewell tour titled “The Grand Tour”. The tour is expected to make approximately 44 stops this year. The  icon’s hits, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes”, “White Lightning” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” will surely be part of each night’s set list, along with plenty of guests and surprises.

About George Jones
George Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.

For more information on George Jones, please visit www.georgejones.com

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