CMA Awards 1992: Randy Travis Surprises George Jones With Induction Into The Country Music Hall Of Fame

With successes like "White Lightning," "The Grand Tour," "Bartender's Blues," "She Thinks I Still Care,"

" and perhaps the greatest country song ever, "He Stopped Loving Her Today," he is among the greatest country singers of all time.Jones's career

lasted an amazing fifty years, beginning in 1959 with his first number one song. When Jones was eventually accepted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992, it astonished him, even though no one else did.

It happened at the 1992 CMA Awards. With the success of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"

 in the 1980s pushing George back onto the charts for a string of singles and a new record label with MCA in the 1990s, Jones was experiencing a type of career comeback.

"I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair," a powerful song about defying retirement and continuing his career into old age, was one of his biggest songs of the 1990s.

Additionally, Jones sang the rocking hit live on stage with his songwriting partners at the 1992 CMA Awards.

The successful concert featured appearances by Alan Jackson, T. Graham Brown, Pam Tillis, Patty Loveless, Mark Chesnutt, Marty Stuart, Vince Gill, Joe Diffie, and Clint Black. 

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