Judging George Jones – Would You Have Bet On Him?

Let’s face it, we are all guilty of judging others, and we are especially bad about judging those who have a dream, aren’t we…because we know they are “never going to make it,” right? So today I have a question for you.


If you had been walking down the street in Beaumont, Texas in 1943 and happened upon this young man (age 12), would you have seen a bit of an urchin or would you have seen the country music giant that George Jones was to become?

Jones’ autobiography, I Lived To Tell It All, is very, very worth the read if you have even a tiny bit of interest in the man who became a country music legend while overcoming a drunken, abusive father…one who made the boy sing for his supper, so to speak…


About Fredda Jones

Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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