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Farewell to the 'King of Country Music' (VOA On Assignment May 10)i
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May 10, 2013 12:30 PM
Country music legend George Jones died in April at the age of 81. But his sound lives on. VOA music blogger and radio host Katherine Cole says no one could sing a sad song better than Jones could. Join Katherine and On Assignment's Philip Alexiou as they remember the man behind the music.

Farewell to the 'King of Country Music' (VOA On Assignment May 10)

Published May 10, 2013

Country music legend George Jones died in April at the age of 81. But his sound lives on. VOA music blogger and radio host Katherine Cole says no one could sing a sad song better than Jones could. Join Katherine and On Assignment's Philip Alexiou as they remember the man behind the music.

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