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Randy, the greatest voice in country music history. We miss you and God bless

In 2013, country music legend George Jones passed away at the age of 81. His funeral was held on May 2nd of that year at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee. Many notable figures in the country music industry were in attendance to pay their respects, including fellow singer Randy Travis.

Travis, who was a longtime friend and admirer of Jones, was asked to perform at the funeral. He chose to sing “Amazing Grace,” a traditional Christian hymn that is often played at funerals and other solemn occasions. The song’s message of redemption and salvation was particularly fitting for the occasion, as Jones had struggled with alcoholism and addiction throughout his life before eventually finding sobriety.

Travis’ performance of “Amazing Grace” was a moving tribute to his friend and mentor. He sang in his signature deep baritone voice, accompanied only by a single guitar. The performance was simple yet powerful, capturing the emotions of all those in attendance and bringing many to tears.

In the years since the funeral, Travis has continued to honor Jones’ memory through his music. He has covered several of Jones’ songs in concert, including “The Race Is On” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” Through his performances and his words, Travis has ensured that the legacy of George Jones will continue to live on in the hearts of country music fans everywhere.

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