George Jones: Born Into Poverty, Rose to Become a Superstar

George Jones
George Jones.

Today would have been George Jones’ 87th birthday. But even if the country music legend is no longer around to celebrate with us, we continue to remember and honor him through his musical legacies. Throughout his career, George Jones recorded more than 150 hits. For most us, the most prominent aspect of Jones’ life we knew was his musical career. That’s surely given considering the many hits he produced and we come to love even until now. But how many of you, dear readers, are aware of the singer’s childhood life and the rocky road he walked through to become one of the famous names in the music industry? In this article and in commemoration of Jones’ birthday, we bring you back to his early life and how he turned his circumstances into an inspiration to succeed in life.

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