Nightly News   |  May 02, 2013

Country music legend George Jones honored in Nashville

Thousands turned out to pay tribute to country singer George Jones who was eulogized in an emotional funeral service Thursday. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> and just about everyone who is anyone in the business came out to honor the late george jones who died last week at the age of 81. from musicians to politicians to just plain fans. thousands gathered in nashville to pay tribute. george jones was a towering and unique talent who battled his own demons all his adult life. booze, drugs, cancelled concert dates, divorces and trips to rehab, his voice was described as a rowdy saturday night uproar.