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The Legacy of George Jones with Wynonna & Jelly Roll

Season 51 Episode 11 | 2m 29s

Jelly Roll and Wynonna discuss their first memories of George Jones and his lasting impact on country music.

The Legacy of George Jones with Wynonna & Jelly Roll
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Experience Ivo van Hove’s production of composer Jake Heggie’s opera in its Met premiere.
Jelly Roll, Wynonna Judd and Dierks Bentley discuss the legacy of country music.
Joyce DiDonato and Ryan McKinny perform the Act II aria.
Chita Rivera performs "All That Jazz" at the Great Performances gala.
H.E.R. performs Foy Vance's "Make It Rain" with the LA Phil.
Herbie Hancock performs his song "Maiden Voyage"
Honor one of the most beloved stars in country music history.
Country singer Brad Paisley performs "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
Country singers Wynonna Judd and Jamey Johnson perform George Jones' "Golden Ring."
Rapper and singer Jelly Roll performs "Bartender's Blues."