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God's Country: George Jones and Friends

God's Country: George Jones and Friends is an tribute album to American country music artist George Jones. Released on October 17, 2006 on the Category 5 Records label. It features several of Jones' most well-known songs, such as "White Lightning," and "He Stopped Loving Her Today," as well as many other hits by Jones. Various artists contributed cover versions to the album; these include Vince Gill, Tanya Tucker and Sammy Kershaw. Jones also appears on this album singing the title track "God's Country." "God Country" is the first brand new song recorded by Jones in 5 years. This album also includes a behind the scenes DVD of the making of this album. George Jones appears on this album courtesy of Bandit Records.

Track listing

Disc 1 (CD)

  1. George Jones - "God's Country" (Coty, Henderson, Melton) – 2:58
  2. Vince Gill - "She Thinks I Still Care" (Lee) – 3:02
  3. Mark Chesnutt - "Walk Through This World With Me" (Savage, Seamons) – 2:54
  4. Tanya Tucker - "Window Up Above" (Jones) – 4:06
  5. Pam Tillis - "Take Me" (Jones, Payne) – 3:24
  6. Joe Diffie - "White Lightning" (Richardson) – 2:40
  7. Sammy Kershaw - "He Stopped Loving Her Today" (Braddock, Putman) – 3:19
  8. Garth Brooks & George Jones - "Beer Bun" (Brooks, Jones) – 3:02
  9. Joe Diffie & Shonna Faegan - "Golden Rings/We're Gonna Hold On" (Braddock, Jones, Montgomery, VanHoy) – 4:39
  10. Tracy Lawrence - "The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song)" (Gentry) – 2:36

Disc 2 (DVD)

  1. The Making of the Album Documentary [DVD]

Credits

  • Eddie Bayers – Drums
  • Mike Brignardello – Bass
  • Bob Bullock – Engineer
  • Joe Chemay – Bass
  • Lisa Cochran – Vocals (bckgr)
  • J.T. Corenflos – Guitar (Electric)
  • Bill Decker – Mixing
  • Joe Diffie – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Dan Dugmore – Guitar (Steel)
  • Stuart Duncan – Fiddle
  • Buddy Emmons – Guitar (Steel)
  • Brandon Epps – Assistant Engineer
  • Larry Franklin – Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin – Guitar (Steel)
  • Derek Garten – Assistant Engineer
  • Tony Harrell – Piano
  • Aubrey Haynie – Fiddle
  • Wes Hightower – Vocals (bckgr)
  • John Hobbs – Piano
  • Jim Hoke – Guitar (Acoustic), Harmonica
  • John Jarvis – Piano
  • Troy Lancaster – Guitar (Electric)
  • Chris Leuzinger – Guitar (Electric)
  • B. James Lowry – Guitar (Acoustic)
  • Liana Manis – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Sam Martin – Assistant Engineer
  • Brent Mason – Guitar (Electric)
  • Andrew Mendelson – Mastering
  • Mark Miller – Engineer
  • Greg Morrow – Drums
  • Gordon Mote – Piano
  • Steve Nathan – Strings
  • Denny Purcell – Mastering
  • Allen Reynolds – Producer
  • Michael Rhodes – Bass
  • John Wesley Ryles – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Hank Singer – Fiddle
  • Brian Sutton – Guitar (Acoustic)
  • Pam Tillis – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Wanda Vick – Dobro
  • Billy Joe Walker, Jr. – Producer, Gut String Guitar
  • Ginny Johnson Walker – Production Assistant
  • Lonnie Wilson – Drums
  • Glenn Worf – Bass

Chart success

Album - Billboard (North America)
Year Chart Position
2006 Top Country Albums 58
2006 Top Independent Albums 46

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