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Published April 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

George Jones

In this Oct. 13, 1996 file photo, George Jones thanks the crowd after winning Video of the Year for "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" during the CMA Awards show at the Grand Ole Opry House. ones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Bill Welch)
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