George Jones’ Widow, Nancy, Expresses Support For Jason Aldean: “George Would Never Have Accepted This Craziness And I Won’t Either!”

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Talk about Jason Aldean continues to spread like wildfire.

His latest single and music video, “Try That In a Small Town,” has not only created a massive divide within country music and beyond, but news of the visuals being slightly altered reignited the already-raging controversy surrounding the song.


Many stars like Jason Isbell, Travis Tritt, Sheryl Crow, Sierra Ferrell have already chimed in, and the debate has even entered the political arena with presidential hopefuls like former President Donald Trump and Florida governor Ron DeSantis giving their opinion on the song.

And now, the wife of a country legend is giving her opinion on the song.

George Jones widow, Nancy, took to George’s official Facebook page earlier this week to let people know where she stands – and where George would have stood on this controversy.

“Don’t we live in America?? I have been watching all this craziness over Jason Aldean and his song/video. What is this drama all about?

George had songs that crossed barriers, as well as Loretta (The Pill) and so many others. This woke culture has gone too far. Jason’s song has nothing to do with race!

Jason is a good guy! Let’s remember George loved small towns. George did many shows in small towns. Those are Country people! They take care of each other. They care for each other.

Everywhere in America, we can probably look back, and something bad has happened in that city. What? Are we supposed to stop living our lives until we do a history check on every place we shoot a photo or video?

Stop this WOKE crap! George would never have accepted this craziness, and I won’t either! — Nancy Jones.”

Nancy was ready to give her opinion with facts.

She is correct in her stance that Loretta Lynn had some very controversial songs in her day. “The Pill,” “The Other Woman,” “Rated X.” The list can go on with Lynn, but she was not afraid to push the boundaries of what women should sing about in the ’60s and ’70s.

While Jones, too, had his handful of songs that pushed the boundaries, artists were not putting the funding into complex music videos like artists are today. A few lyrics could fly under the radar, but when visuals are created to match those lyrics, it just draws more attention to the message behind the song – and opens it up to more controversy than ever before.

We are past a week since the video was pulled from CMT, and this train shows no signs of slowing down…


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