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Premiered November, 2004

George Jones, 50 Years of Hits: A Soundstage Special Event

Whether the times have favored honky tonk songs or lushly produced "pop" offerings, country legend GEORGE JONES has continued to make his brand of county music, which has produced hits in every decade of the second half of the 20th century. In fact, Jones has had more charted singles than any other artist in any format of popular music.

This year marks his 50th anniversary as a recording artist. Highlighting Jones' anniversary is the Thanksgiving night (11/25/04) telecast of GEORGE JONES 50 YEARS OF HITS, a Soundstage Special Event which will air on PBS. The star-studded salute features such guests as: Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Wynonna, Martina McBride, Aaron Neville, Harry Connick Jr, Randy Travis, Lorrie Morgan, Vince Gill, and many more. Each artist interprets one of Jones' country classics. The artist called, "the greatest living country singer" also performs solo and in duet with several of the guests.