George Jones Part Three
I hope you didn’t forget about George Jones, or to forget to do a blog called George Jones Part Three, well I haven’t, and to prove it, here’s George Jones Part Three, please enjoy his album.
Commercial breakout (1959–1964)
In 1959, Jones had his first number one on the Billboard country chart with “White Lightnin'”, ironically a more authentic rock and roll sound than his half-hearted rockabilly cuts. In the Same Ole Me retrospective, Johnny Cash insisted, “George Jones woulda been a really hot rockabilly artist if he’d approached it from that angle. Well, he was, really, but never got the credit for it.” “White Lightnin'” was written by J. P. Richardson, better known as the Big Bopper. In I Lived To Tell It All, Jones confessed th...Read More