George Jones, country superstar, dies at 81

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FILE - In this Oct. 1986 file photo, George Jones accepts his 1985 award at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards show in Nashville, Tenn. Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. (AP Photo, file)