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This interview was taped a couple weeks before the passing away of the great George Jones. Georgette contacted me today and wanted me to thank everyone for the love, thoughts and prayers the family is receiving. Please enjoy my conversation with Georgette Jones.
NWP welcomes singer/songwriter Georgette Jones!
Tamala Georgette Jones was born to the only Hall of Fame husband and wife country artists, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. She's been singing with one or both parents since the age of three. She recorded her first single with her Dad, "Daddy Come Home" when she was ten years old and performed it on an HBO special. We will play that song today as Georgette shares family stories about her mom and dad. Georgette also worked as a backup singer for her Mom. Georgette recorded a duet with Mark McGuinn that was included on his "One Man's Crazy" CD and has appeared on TV shows such as Crook and Chase, RFD-TV and The Grand Ole Opry. Georgette is a songwriter and member of SESAC and the CMA. Georgette tours Ireland twice a year, where she has developed a very loyal fan base. She also tours Europe and Asia A duet entitled "You and me and Time", which Georgette co-wrote for her Dad, was released as the first single from her Dad's latest CD, "Burn Your Playhouse Down". Georgette has filmed a TV series entitled "Sordid Lives" starring along side Emmy award winner Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and many other big stars such as, Olivia Newton-John, Bonnie Bedelia (Die Hard), Margaret Cho and others. Georgette re-recorded three of her Mom's songs included with five songs from Olivia Newton - John in the soundtrack.
It's good to talk.