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The Grand Tour George Jones

Here on The Grand Tour George Jones page are several great tunes you can easily learn on the acoustic guitar. I'll be adding more number from The Possum as time goes by.

There are also free chord sheets to accompany the free demos. If you require a more in-depth full instructional tutorial lesson, those are available for a small fee and even cheaper

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Sep 12th, 1931 – Apr 26th, 2013 (Age 81)

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1. A Good Year For The Roses

a good year for the roses george jones

A Good Year For The Roses was a #2 hit for George Jones back in 1970.

The track can be found on his album The Best Of George Jones.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, G6, Am, D

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2. A Picture Of Me Without You

a picture of me without you george jones

A Picture Of Me Without You hails from the album of the same name and was released in 1972. The two writers wrote this song specifically for George.

He scored a #5 hit with his release. Lorrie Morgan also covered the song in 1993.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D, G7, D7

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3. I'm A One Woman Man

im a one woman man george jones

I'm A One Woman Man is of course a Johnny Horton song which Horton recorded and released back in 1956 and scored a #7 hit. Jones released a version in 1960 but it was his 1988 version which hit #5 on the country charts in Canada and the US.

The song hails from the album "One Woman Man".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D

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4. Me And Jesus

me and jesus george jones

Me And Jesus is a song written by Tom T Hall and recorded by George Jones for his album Hallelujah Weekend released in the spring on 1990.

The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D

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5. She Loved A Lot In Her Time

she loved a lot in her time george jones

She Loved A Lot In Her Time was a single released in 1992. Unfortunately Jones stopped producing hit songs in the late 1980s but still managed to get onto the country charts right up until 2002. This song peaked at #55 in the US.

You'll find the track on the album "And Along Came Jones".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root  up down up and some some root up down up
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, G, Em, A7sus, A7, Bm, D/Gb, D7, Gmaj7

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6. Tennessee Whiskey

tennessee whiskey george jones

Tennessee Whiskey hit #1 in Canada and #2 in the US country market back in 1983. David Allan Coe first recorded this one in 1977 but never had a successful version reaching #77.

You'll find this track on George's album Shine On.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: G, C, D

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7. The Grand Tour

the grand your guitar lesson

The Grand Tour was a #1 hit when it saturated the airwaves back in 1974. It's one of the most famous divorce songs ever written.

It hails from the album of the same name.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: G, C, D, G7, A7, D7

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8. The One I Loved Back Then

the one i loved back then george jones

The One I Loved Back Then a.k.a. The Corvette Song, came out as a single in 1985. The song peaked at #3 on the US country charts and #2 in Canada.

It can be found on the album Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, D7, A7

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9. Walk Through This World With Me

walk through this world with me george jones

Walk Through This World With Me was a #1 hit for George Jones back in 1967. George had 57 songs on the charts by this time in his career and this was hit 4th chart topper.

The song can be found on the album "We Found Heaven Right Here On Earth At 4033".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: G, C, D, D7

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