LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Country music legend George Jones died Friday at the age of 81.READ MORE: Massive Warehouse Fire Likely Caused Foul Odor In Carson, Authorities Say
Jones died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee after being hospitalized with a fever and irregular blood pressure.
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The Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree was known for hits such as “She Thinks I Still Care,” “The Grand Tour,” “Walk Through This World With Me,” “Tender Years” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” the latter of which is often at the top of industry lists of the greatest country music singles of all time.
Jones is survived by his wife, Nancy Jones, his children and grandchildren.MORE NEWS: 'Gentle And Generous Soul': Bruno, LA Zoo's 42-Year-Old Orangutan, Dies Suddenly