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That there was country royalty. It didn’t last long, but they made some great music together.


George & Tammy by Laura Levine


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Starring George Jones as the Creature from the Hillbilly Lagoon

Gram Parsons by Scott Guion

Biographical portrait of the life and death of G.P.. Features (clockwise from top) George Jones, Keith Richards, Sign from Joshua Tree Inn, Road Mangler Phil Kaufman, wife Gretchen on chest, sister Avis, and Emmylou Harris top left. The background is Cap Rock, Joshua Tree.

George Jones & Tammy Wynette - Take Me

I’m pretty sure they’re lipsyncing, because the performance is a little too perfect. Still…

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We're Gonna Hold On

George Jones & Tammy Wynette - (We’re Not) The Jet Set

Tour Rome, Athens and Paris with the Joneses in your classic song of the day.

They might be novelties, but they’re real firearms. At $2000 a pop, they ain’t cheap either. These and many other poorly designed tribute guns can be found at America Remembers.

Little Richard wins the “Higher the Hair, Closer to God” award on this one.

Little Richard wins the “Higher the Hair, Closer to God” award on this one.

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George Jones and Tammy Wynette in Huntsville, Texas, 1974

40 years ago, you could go see George and Tammy play outside on some crummy open air riser at a county fair where the steel player had to sit on a metal folding chair.

That, my friends, is country music.

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Marty Stuart

Although known primarily as a country music star, Marty Stuart (b. 1958) is a master storyteller not only through his songs, but also through his revealing photographs. He has been taking photographs of the people and places surrounding him since he first went on tour with bluegrass performer Lester Flatt at age thirteen. His inspirations include his mother, Hilda Stuart, whom he watched document their family’s everyday life in Mississippi. A selection of her work is also on view.

"American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart" is on display now at the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville, TN.

I really need to get back to Nashville.And if you’re already there or passing through, go see this.

George Jones - White Lightning

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Long Live King George

George Jones - Why Baby Why

George Jones - Memories of Us

Happy belated Deathday to George - passed a year ago on 4/26/13. 


(photo: Braedon Flynn)

I can tell you from experience that being a country music fan in California can be tough— it gets lonely fast, and most people tend to think it’s pretty weird. I mean, isn’t country music supposed to be reserved for hicks and small town America?

It’s a shame, but it feels as though most West Coasters have all but forgotten their country roots. Gene Autry, The Bakersfield Sound and Dwight Yoakam all made a name for themselves on California soil. In an age when it feels as though the Golden State has all but relinquished its ties to country music, it comes as a comfort that Los Angeles-based singer Sam Morgan is making music that’s unapologetically country.

Morgan released his debut album, Nobody Loves, early last year under the moniker Sam Outlaw. Most people don’t believe him, but Outlaw is his mother’s maiden name.

At first glance, Morgan may seem an unlikely candidate for the makings of a country singer. “I’m not a country boy, I’m just not,” he’s quick to admit. Though he was born in South Dakota, he’s spent most of his life in Southern California, and while he didn’t grow up with much country music, he says his father played Asleep at the Wheel “constantly.”

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Tammy Wynette, an ex-beautician, gives George Jones a final comb before taking the Grand Ole Opry stage.

I guarantee yer gonna burn that counter George.

Tammy Wynette, an ex-beautician, gives George Jones a final comb before taking the Grand Ole Opry stage.

I guarantee yer gonna burn that counter George.

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