George Jones, Jones Dies, Dies Grammy, Hall Of Fame
Country singer George Jones died April 26 in Nashville. Jones had been hospitalized earlier in the month with a fever and irregular blood pressure, though no cause of death has been released. He was 81. Jones rose to become one of country music's most legendary voices. He scored No. 1 country songs across several decades, from the '50s through the '80s. Jones' hits included "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Race Is On," "A Good Year For The Roses," and a series of hits in the '70s with his then-wife Tammy Wynette, which made the couple among the biggest stars in country music at the time.