Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard & More Remember George Jones

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The country community continues to share their condolences and memories of George Jones who passed away this morning (April 26). Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr., Randy Travis and Ray Price released statements as they remember their friend and colleague.

“My heart is absolutely broken. George Jones was my all time favorite singer and one of my favorite people in the world. My heart goes out to Nancy and all his family and friends.” 
 — Dolly Parton

“The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen.” 
 — Merle Haggard

“Today is a sad day in Country music. We have lost another piece of history. George Jones was not only a good singer, but was a good friend. He will be missed by many.”
 — Hank Williams Jr.

“I am very thankful I got to know George, he’s one of the greatest singers that ever lived. I actually loved the man and really enjoyed the time I got to spend with he and Nancy.”
 — Randy Travis

Read more at Radio.com

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