Posted - 04/13/2007 : 09:30:56 AM
George Jones with Magician Mike Fuller May 12 , 2007, 7:00 P.M. Tickets: $35
George Jones has had more charted singles than any other artist in any format of popular music. In 1959 Jones had his first No. 1 record with “White Lightning”. He was the Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year in 1962 and 1963. His video for “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes” won the CMA Video of the Year award in 1986. In 1992 the CMA recognized Jones’ monumental career with his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 1996, Jones told his life history in the book I Lived To Tell It All , which was a No. 6 Best Seller on The New York Times list. Jones’ 1999 gold selling “Cold Hard Truth” earned him the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocalist. Jones continues to headline more than one hundred concerts a year including this one at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds.