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George Jones: "I'm Never Gonna Sell Pop"

Nick Tosches, High Fidelity, May 1977

"I HAVE used strings," says George Jones in the same way that one would say "I have sinned." It is not penance, but regret. "I went along with the record company against my better judgment. I didn't wanna do it, but I let them put strings on my sessions just out of curiosity, more or less just to see what they might do."

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