George Jones Announces Farewell Tour
After more than 50 years in the music business-The Possum is going to hit the road one more time, and then he’s going to retire. Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones announced today that he’ll have one more tour, entitled The Grand Tour” in 2013, and then plans to record a new album, which Dolly Parton has been writing songs for.
According to George “It is tough to stop doing what I love, but the time has come,”he said in a statement. Although Jones’ farewell tour is expected to visit 60 cities, the specific dates and venues have not been announced.
Sure hope he comes here-we love you, Possum!