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Songs The Best George Jones Songs  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite George Jones songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the top George Jones songs, as voted on by fans like you. In a way George Jones, or The Possum as he was nicknamed, was the Iggy Pop of country music. A man known just as much for his insatiable self-destructive appetites as his remarkable talent. But as renowned as those appetites were, they never overshadowed that truly a remarkable talent. Jones had a voice of such emotive power that when applied to frequently sad tales of lost love it epitomized the concept of a tear in your beer.

When matched with fellow country singer and frequent romantic sparring partner Tammy Wynette it was pure country gold. There's really no point in pretending there should be anything else at the top of this list than "He Stopped Loving Her Today" but the next 49 tear jerkers are up for your debate as to where they belong in this incredible singer's canon. And feel free to add any you don't see here that gave you a particularly good cry. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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I Am What I Am, Hits I Missed... And One I Didn't

2
13 2
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3
15 4
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The Grand Tour

4
10 1
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Still the Same Ole Me, By Request

5
11 3
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The New Favorites of George Jones

6
7 1
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White Lightning and Other Favorites

7
6 1
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Still the Same Ole Me

8
6 1
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The Bradley Barn Sessions

9
6 2
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10
5 1
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Bartender's Blues

11
5 1
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Anniversary: Ten Years of Hits

12
5 1
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More New Favorites

13
6 4
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Bartender's Blues

14
5 3
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The Grand Tour

15
4 2
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Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years

16
3 1
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17
3 1
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A Picture of Me (Without You)

18
3 1
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Walk through This World with Me

19
3 1
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Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You)

20
3 1
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I Am What I Am

21
2 0
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What's in Our Hearts

22
5 4
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Alone Again, The Grand Tour / Alone Again

23
3 2
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Country Song Hits

24
3 2
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Still the Same Ole Me

25
2 1
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Love Bug

26
2 1
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Anniversary: Ten Years of Hits

27
2 1
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Memories of Us

28
2 1
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29
2 1
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Country and Western Hits

30
2 1
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Country Song Hits

31
2 2
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Famous Country Duets

32
2 2
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George Jones (We Can Make It)

33
2 2
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34
2 2
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Country and Western Hits

35
2 2
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King of the Broken Hearts

36
1 1
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Blue & Lonesome

37
1 1
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Blue & Lonesome

38
1 1
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39
1 1
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More New Favorites

40
1 1
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41
1 2
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From the Heart

42
1 2
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The Fabulous Country Music Sound of George Jones

43
1 2
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The Bradley Barn Sessions

44
1 2
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Still the Same Ole Me

45
0 1
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New Country Hits

46
0 1
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The New Favorites of George Jones

47
0 1
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Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You)

48
0 1
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George Jones (We Can Make It)

49
0 2
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The Battle

50
0 2
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Anniversary: Ten Years of Hits