George Jones Hospitalized In Nashville

Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones is hospitalized with an upper respiratory infection.

A statement from his publicist, Kirt Webster, says the 80-year-old Jones was admitted into a Nashville area hospital on Thursday and will stay overnight for observation. He is scheduled to be released Friday.

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Dorton Arena, Raleigh, N.C.

Jones is known for classic country hits, including “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”