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Georgette Jones, as told to Esther Zuckerman

Georgette Jones is the only child of Country Music Hall of Famers and music icons, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. She's been singing with one or both parents since the age of three. She recorded her first single with her Dad, "Daddy Come Home" when she was 10 years old and performed it on her Dad's HBO special. Georgette also worked as a backup vocalist for her mother, Tammy Wynette. She's recorded a duet with Mark McGuinn that was included on his "One Man's Crazy" CD and has appeared on national television, including "Crook and Chase" and RFD TV. Georgette is a songwriter and member of SESAC. Music has been a life-long passion for Georgette and she achieved a special personal goal in 2010 when she recorded a duet with her Dad titled, "You and Me and Time," which Georgette co-wrote for her Dad and was released as the first single from "Burn Your Playhouse Down". Georgette has filmed a TV series entitled "Sordid Lives" starring along side Emmy award winner Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and many other big stars such as, Olivia Newton-John, Bonnie Bedelia (Die Hard), Margaret Cho and others. Georgette re-recorded three of her Mom's songs included with five songs from Olivia Newton-John in the soundtrack. Georgette is also an author. She released her book titled “The Three of Us” co-written by Patsi Bale-Cox in 2010. In Dec, 2022, Showtime released a TV series titled "George and Tammy" based on her book and was a consultant for the six episode streaming series.

More from Georgette Jones, as told to Esther Zuckerman

Guest Essay: How ‘George & Tammy’ Captured My Parents as Human Beings First, Musical Icons Second

I first heard about George & Tammy shortly after my memoir, The Three of Us: Growing Up With Tammy and George, came out in 2011, and I did have some initial concerns about how my parents would be portrayed in a television series based on their lives. Would the show pursue a line of honesty […]