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‘I have so many stories to tell… but where would I find the time?’

As showbiz legend has it, you can wait years to become famous overnight. But for comic, musician and broadcaster George Jones it's been a little like the other way round. By Noel McAdam

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In tune: Musician George Jones at his home in Carrowdore on the Ards Peninsula. Credit: Peter Morrison

In tune: Musician George Jones at his home in Carrowdore on the Ards Peninsula. Credit: Peter Morrison

George (left) in Clubsound

George (left) in Clubsound

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In tune: Musician George Jones at his home in Carrowdore on the Ards Peninsula. Credit: Peter Morrison

After almost six decades as an entertainer, George Jones has been famous for years, yet without any official recognition.

Until now, that is. Belfast City Council intends to make good on a promise to commemorate a half-century of Jones’ ground-breaking combo Clubsound.


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