George Jones

1931 - 2013

George Jones

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 20 years 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 2,947,887 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,178th most popular musician.

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  • 2.9M

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  • 44.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, George Jones ranks 1,181 out of 2,258Before him are Blind Willie McTell, Paul Butterfield, Larry Mullen Jr., Dominic Howard, Oliver Nelson, and Dave Holland. After him are Jadranka Stojaković, Mary Travers, Oliver Shanti, Johnny Mercer, Simon Wright, and Tom Hamilton.

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Among people born in 1931, George Jones ranks 284Before him are Tullio Regge, Lindy Remigino, Irwin Winkler, Frank Gardner, Elias M. Stein, and Gavin MacLeod. After him are Suchitra Sen, Sven Delblanc, Roger Planchon, Denise Scott Brown, Kiki Dimoula, and Fay Weldon. Among people deceased in 2013, George Jones ranks 271Before him are Maria Tallchief, Angela Voigt, Nigel Davenport, Amar Bose, Max Jakobson, and Barry Jackson. After him are Sakine Cansız, Pyotr Todorovsky, Stanisław Nagy, María de Villota, Steve Forrest, and Jerry Buss.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Jones ranks 5,653 out of 12,171Before him are Lhasa de Sela (1972), Carl Osburn (1884), Jerry Sloan (1942), Mark Boone Junior (1955), Luke Wilson (1971), and Dianna Agron (1986). After him are Jeremy Davies (1969), Milton Babbitt (1916), JoBeth Williams (1948), Jaroslav Pelikan (1923), Helen B. Taussig (1898), and Dan Bilzerian (null).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, George Jones ranks 462Before him are Nathan East (1955), Jim Keltner (1942), Desmond Child (1953), Barry McGuire (1935), Blind Willie McTell (1898), and Paul Butterfield (null). After him are Mary Travers (1936), Johnny Mercer (1909), Tom Hamilton (1951), Nick Jonas (1992), Earl Hines (1903), and Larry Williams (1935).