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COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND GEORGE JONES DIES AT 81!

 

George Jones Dead

Country music legend George Jones has died at the age of 81.

Jones died on Friday after he was hospitalized in Nashville, Tenn., with a fever and irregular blood pressure, according to TMZ. A cause of death has not been identified.

Jones was hospitalized on Thursday, April 18, and had to cancel concerts in Atlanta and Salem, Va., according to Billboard. He was in the middle of his yearlong goodbye tour, which was set to conclude in November in Nashville. Over the last year, he has had to cancel other appearances due to health issues.

message about Jones’ passing was posted on the website of his publicists, Webster & Associates:

Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree George Glenn Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure.

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