TIL George Jones once stole Buck Owens’ set list because Buck refused to let him close the show. After months of opening for Buck, George thought he was good enough to be the headliner, but Buck wouldn’t let him. So one day he learned his songs, and then went out and played Buck Owens’ whole set.

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  1. Yet another reason to love George Jones! IMHO, the best country performer, ever – and most definitely the best voice. I’d planned, after 50 years, to see George in York, PA. And he passed just a bit before.

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