Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and more react to the loss of the country star

By People Staff
April 26, 2013 12:45 PM
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He was the “greatest singer of all time,” according to Brad Paisley, and on Friday, legendary singer George Jones‘s passing had the country community remembering him fondly. Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton and others took to Twitter to share their love and respect of the singer, who died at age 81 Friday.

Jones was scheduled to start his farewell tour this May, culminating with a final concert this November in Nashville, Tenn. Tickets were already sold out for the show which was to include Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Rogers, Kid Rock and Cyndi Lauper.

See how the country music community has mourned the loss of George Jones and honored the life he lived.

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