By most accounts, George Jones was the finest vocalist in the recorded history of country music. Initially, he was a hardcore honky tonker in the tradition of Hank Williams, but over the course of his career he developed an affecting, nuanced ballad style. In the course of his career, he never left the top of the country charts, even as he suffered innumerable personal and professional difficulties. Only Eddy Arnold had more Top Ten hits, and Jones always stayed closer to the roots of hardcore country. Jones was born and raised in East Texas, near the city of Beaumont. At an early age, he displayed an affection for music. He enjoyed the gospel he heard in church and on the family's Carter Family records, but he truly became fascinated with country music when his family bought a radio when he was seven. When he was nine, his father bought ...
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The Grand Ole Opry's New Star 1957 The Grand Ole Opry's New Star Starday Records
 
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Hillbilly Hit Parade 1958 Hillbilly Hit Parade Starday Records
 
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Long Live King George 1958 Long Live King George Starday Records
 
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George Jones Sings White Lightning and Other Favorites 1959 George Jones Sings White Lightning and Other Favorites Mercury
 
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The Crown Prince of Country Music 1960 The Crown Prince of Country Music Starday Records
 
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George Jones Salutes Hank Williams 1960 George Jones Salutes Hank Williams Mercury Nashville
 
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Country and Western Hits 1961 Country and Western Hits Mercury
 
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The New Favorites of George Jones 1962 The New Favorites of George Jones Liberty
 
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Sings Country and Western Hits 1962 Sings Country and Western Hits Mercury
 
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My Favorites of Hank Williams 1962 My Favorites of Hank Williams EMI
 
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Homecoming in Heaven 1962 Homecoming in Heaven Razor & Tie
 
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The Fabulous Country Music Sound of George Jones 1962 The Fabulous Country Music Sound of George Jones Starday Records
 
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From the Heart 1962 From the Heart Mercury
 
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George Jones Sings Bob Wills 1962 George Jones Sings Bob Wills Razor & Tie
 
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I Wish Tonight Would Never End 1963 I Wish Tonight Would Never End EMI
 
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Singing What's in Our Hearts 1963 Singing What's in Our Hearts EMI
 
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What's in Our Hearts 1963 What's in Our Hearts United Artists Records
 
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Together 1964 Together Musicor
 
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George Jones Sings Like the Dickens! 1964 George Jones Sings Like the Dickens! Razor & Tie
 
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A King & Two Queens 1964 A King & Two Queens United Artists Records
 
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More New Favorites 1964 More New Favorites
 
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Sings More New Favorites 1964 Sings More New Favorites EMI
 
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Trouble in Mind 1965 Trouble in Mind EMI
 
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Starday Presents 1965 Starday Presents Starday Records
 
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Famous Country Duets 1965 Famous Country Duets Musicor
 
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The Great George Jones 1965 The Great George Jones
 
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George Jones & Gene Pitney: For the First Time! Two Great Singers 1965 George Jones & Gene Pitney: For the First Time! Two Great Singers Musicor
 
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I Get Lonely in a Hurry 1965 I Get Lonely in a Hurry EMI
 
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Heartaches and Tears 1965 Heartaches and Tears
 
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King of Broken Hearts 1965 King of Broken Hearts EMI
 
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Mr. Country and Western Music 1965 Mr. Country and Western Music Time / Life Music
 
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New Country Hits 1965 New Country Hits Gusto / Gusto Records
 
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Old Brush Arbors 1965 Old Brush Arbors
 
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Love Bug 1966 Love Bug Musicor
 
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We Found Heaven Right Here on Earth at "4033" 1966 We Found Heaven Right Here on Earth at "4033" Gusto
 
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It's Country Time Again! 1966 It's Country Time Again! Musicor
 
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Country Heart 1966 Country Heart
 
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I'm a People 1966 I'm a People
 
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Book of Memories 1967 Book of Memories United Artists Records
 
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Walk through This World with Me 1967 Walk through This World with Me
 
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George Jones & Melba Montgomery 1968 George Jones & Melba Montgomery Hollywood / IMG / Deluxe
 
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If My Heart Had Windows 1968 If My Heart Had Windows Gusto / Gusto Records
 
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Sings the Songs of Dallas Frazier 1968 Sings the Songs of Dallas Frazier
 
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Song Book & Picture Album 1968 Song Book & Picture Album Starday Records
 
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Where Grass Won't Grow 1969 Where Grass Won't Grow Hollywood
 
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I'll Share My World with You 1969 I'll Share My World with You Gusto Records
 
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Will You Visit Me on Sunday? 1970 Will You Visit Me on Sunday? Musicor
 
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We Go Together 1971 We Go Together
 
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The George Jones Sings the Great Songs of Leon Payne 1971 The George Jones Sings the Great Songs of Leon Payne Hollywood / IMG
 
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With Love 1971 With Love Gusto / Gusto Records
 
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George Jones (We Can Make It) 1972 George Jones (We Can Make It) Epic
 
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Me and the First Lady 1972 Me and the First Lady Columbia / Epic / Legacy
 
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A Picture of Me (Without You) 1972 A Picture of Me (Without You) Epic
 
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We Love to Sing About Jesus 1972 We Love to Sing About Jesus Razor & Tie
 
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Let's Build a World Together 1973 Let's Build a World Together Epic
 
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Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You) 1973 Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You) Epic
 
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We're Gonna Hold On 1973 We're Gonna Hold On Epic
 
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The Grand Tour 1974 The Grand Tour Razor & Tie
 
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In a Gospel Way 1974 In a Gospel Way Razor & Tie
 
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Memories of Us 1975 Memories of Us Epic
 
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George & Tammy & Tina 1975 George & Tammy & Tina Epic
 
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Alone Again 1976 Alone Again Epic
 
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The Battle 1976 The Battle Columbia / Epic / Legacy
 
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Golden Ring 1976 Golden Ring Razor & Tie
 
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I Wanta Sing 1977 I Wanta Sing Epic / Nashville
 
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Bartender's Blues 1978 Bartender's Blues Razor & Tie
 
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My Very Special Guests 1979 My Very Special Guests Legacy / Epic
 
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I Am What I Am 1980 I Am What I Am Legacy / Epic
 
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Together Again 1980 Together Again Razor & Tie
 
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Double Trouble 1980 Double Trouble Razor & Tie
 
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Still the Same Ole Me 1981 Still the Same Ole Me Sony Music Distribution
 
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Shine On 1983 Shine On
 
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You've Still Got a Place in My Heart 1984 You've Still Got a Place in My Heart Epic
 
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Ladies' Choice 1984 Ladies' Choice Epic
 
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First Time Live 1985 First Time Live Sony Music Distribution
 
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Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes 1985 Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes Epic / Sony Music Distribution
 
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Wine Colored Roses 1986 Wine Colored Roses Epic
 
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Live at Dancetown U.S.A. 1987 Live at Dancetown U.S.A. Ace
 
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Too Wild Too Long 1987 Too Wild Too Long Epic
 
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One Woman Man 1989 One Woman Man Epic
 
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You Oughta Be Here with Me 1990 You Oughta Be Here with Me Epic
 
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Friends in High Places 1991 Friends in High Places Epic / Sony Music Distribution
 
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And Along Came Jones 1991 And Along Came Jones Universal Special Products
 
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Walls Can Fall 1992 Walls Can Fall MCA
 
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High-Tech Redneck 1993 High-Tech Redneck MCA
 
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Bradley Barn Sessions 1994 Bradley Barn Sessions Universal Special Products / MCA
 
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One 1995 One Universal Special Products / MCA
 
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I Lived to Tell It All 1996 I Lived to Tell It All MCA
 
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It Don't Get Any Better Than This 1998 It Don't Get Any Better Than This MCA Nashville / MCA
 
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The Cold Hard Truth 1999 The Cold Hard Truth Asylum / Elektra
 
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Live with the Possum 1999 Live with the Possum Asylum / Elektra
 
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The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001 2001 The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001 BNA
 
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The Gospel Collection 2003 The Gospel Collection BNA
 
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Hits I Missed...And One I Didn't 2005 Hits I Missed...And One I Didn't Bandit Records
 
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God's Country: George Jones and Friends 2006 God's Country: George Jones and Friends Category 5 Music
 
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Kickin' Out the Footlights...Again 2006 Kickin' Out the Footlights...Again Bandit Records
 
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George Jones & Friends: 50th Anniversary Tribute Concert 2007 George Jones & Friends: 50th Anniversary Tribute Concert New West
 
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