George Jones remains one of the greatest country singers of all time. His decades spanning career has been powered by a voice that one writer called "the male Billie Holiday." SUPER HITS VOL. 2 contains a fine cross-section of his work in the '70s and '80s for the Epic label. These songs were produced by Billy Sherrill, who had a tendency to over-produce.
Yet Jones' voice cuts through any syrupy orchestrations and vocal choruses right to the heart. This set contains the classic honky-tonk of "She Thinks I Still Care" and the strutting "One Woman Man" along with the slightly more modern-poppy "Radio Lover." Like many country albums, it's a little short on playing time, but it's ahead of many Jones's sheer vocal presence.