George Jones

1931 - 2013

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George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including his best-known song "He Stopped Loving Her Today", as well as his distinctive voice and phrasing. For the last two decades of his life, Jones was frequently referred to as the greatest living country singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Jones has received more than 3,525,818 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). George Jones is the 1,171st most popular musician (up from 1,177th in 2019), the 5,801st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,648th in 2019) and the 458th most popular American Musician.

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  • 5.26

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Among musicians, George Jones ranks 1,171 out of 2,675Before him are Sonny Clark, Arthur De Greef, Bart Berman, Efrem Zimbalist, Charlie Byrd, and Nuno Bettencourt. After him are Geoff Downes, Renée Fleming, J. B. Lenoir, Valentina Lisitsa, Rudy Sarzo, and Steven Wilson.

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Among people born in 1931, George Jones ranks 310Before him are Antonio Gamoneda, D. J. Fontana, Jerry Van Dyke, Yuriy Voynov, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Sonny Clark. After him are František Šafránek, Suchitra Sen, Irwin Winkler, Denise Scott Brown, Hans van Mierlo, and Malcolm Browne. Among people deceased in 2013, George Jones ranks 286Before him are Maria Tallchief, Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, Jean Marcel Honoré, Boris Vasilyev, Amparo Rivelles, and Phil Ramone. After him are George Herbig, Ottavio Missoni, Alla Kushnir, Antonio Puchades, Steve Forrest, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Jones ranks 5,801 out of 15,968Before him are Charlie Byrd (1925), Rockwell Kent (1882), Asher Brown Durand (1796), Candy Clark (1947), Gilbert Kaplan (1941), and James Foley (1953). After him are Donnie Wahlberg (1969), Tom Brady (1977), Ashley Greene (1987), Niles Eldredge (1943), Jed Allan (1935), and John Patrick Foley (1935).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, George Jones ranks 458Before him are Michael Sembello (1954), Tony Williams (1945), D. J. Fontana (1931), Herb Ellis (1921), Sonny Clark (1931), and Charlie Byrd (1925). After him are Renée Fleming (1959), J. B. Lenoir (1929), Steve Aoki (1977), John Mellencamp (1951), Al Kooper (1944), and Thad Jones (1923).