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Country Music Star George Jones Discusses His Life and Career.

Country music star, George Jones. He's widely acclaimed as one of the greatest country singers, but his 40-year career has also been marked by alcohol and drug abuse. He recently published his autobiography, "I Lived to Tell it All" (Villard, New York).

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Other segments from the episode on May 8, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 8, 1996: Interview with George Jones; Interview with Roy De Carava; Review of Cassandra Wilson's album "New Moon Daughter."

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