George Jones, country superstar, dies at 81

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FILE - In this April 30, 1981 file photo, Country singer George Jones, winner of top male vocalist award at the Academy of Country Music Awards, poses with his daughter Georgette, in Los Angeles, Calif. 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/Nick Ut, file)