Ashley Olsen was looking very close with artist George Condo this weekend.Spies saw the Row designer, 30, and popular painter, 58, “holding hands and snuggling” Sunday at Balthazar.In the book George Jones: The Life and Times of a Honky Tonk Legend, Bob Allen recounts how George Sr.
Nobody seemed to get around him much any length of time to talk to him." Jones would, however, remain a lifelong friend of Johnny Cash.
Jones was invited to sing at the Grand Ole Opry in 1956.
Jones recalled to Billboard in 2006 that he would lie in bed with his parents on Saturday nights listening to the Grand Ole Opry and insist that his mother wake him if he fell asleep so he could hear Roy Acuff or Bill Monroe.
In his autobiography I Lived To Tell It All, Jones explains that the early death of his sister Ethel spurred on his father's drinking problem and, by all accounts, George Washington Jones could be physically and emotionally abusive to his wife and children when he drank.
He was stationed in San Jose, California for his entire service. His first record, the self-penned "No Money in This Deal", was recorded on January 19, and appeared in February on Starday Records, beginning the singer's association with producer and mentor H. Jones also worked at KTRM (now KZZB) in Beaumont around this time.