1962 Opry TV appearance led to the Possum's third Number One hit
1980 single was the follow-up to Jones' classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today"
Six-disc 'Birth of a Legend - The Truly Complete Starday and Mercury Recordings 1954-1961' arrives in February
"Who Shot Sam" and "Life to Go" are two of six songs the Possum sang on his 1959 visit to the show
Jessica Chastain will star as Jones's former wife and duet partner Tammy Wynette in film about the hard-living singer
George Jones' first Number One hit was written by J.P. Richardson, who died 57 years ago today in a legendary plane crash
Lauded songwriter shares stories behind "He Stopped Loving Her Today," "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and much more
Pop legend's rendition of the country hit came almost 30 years after Jones covered one of Taylor's tunes
Alabama native co-wrote Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" and produced George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today"
Singer resurrects the Possum's heartbroken hit "The Grand Tour" for a live Opry audience
Country power couple makes surprise Grand Ole Opry appearance, covers George Jones and Tammy Wynette's 1976 hit
From the blues legend's duet with George Jones to a jam with Keith Urban, a blues legend's history in Nashville
Alan Wenkus, who penned the script for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will chronicle the life of the Possum in 'No Show Jones'
The then 27-year-old sang about a vice that would later haunt him
Honky-tonkin' tough-guy Texan sings about 'Jonesin' for Jones' on new album 'Call Me Insane'