Country music legend George Jones had a distinctive voice and the ability to convey heartbreak and sorrow in song. He is best known for chart-topper "He Stopped Loving Her Today." Jones died at age 81 in Nashville, Tenn. Jeffrey Brown talks with Larry Gatlin, a fellow singer-songwriter who knew Jones. Continue reading
Republicans have been saying that businesses aren’t hiring because of uncertainty about regulation, the cost of health insurance and the cost of borrowing money. As part of his reporting on Making Sen$e of financial news, Paul Solman traveled to Tennessee to see if companies are creating more paying jobs in the Volunteer State. Continue reading
Although she tested the waters with songs like “Heavenly Day” off her 2007 album “Children Running Through,” Patty Griffin had never considered recording a full gospel album until an executive at EMI floated the idea.