George Jones Tribute Show Confirms Finalized Lineup
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:45:38
The Possum lives.
Recognized worldwide as the greatest living country singer, the late George Jones, who died in April of this year, represented everything about country music and was loved by fellow artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives. On November 22, 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," said his widow 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."
The show is called "Playin' Possum! The Final NO SHOW" and the talent that will appear is below.
The list is long, and not in order of appearance.
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!!!!
What is your fave George Jones song?