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George Strait, Miranda Lambert sign on for Jones’ tribute concert

George Strait, Miranda Lambert sign on for Jones’ tribute concert

George Jones died at the age of 81. The country music legend had hits spanning four decades. Photo: Associated Press/AP File Photo

Country stars George Strait and Miranda Lambert are among those who have signed on for the sold-out tribute show to the late George Jones, who died earlier this year.

Billboard.com is reporting that Strait and Lambert will join other country crooners including Alan Jackson, Charlie Daniels and the Oakridge Boys for the tribute.

Jones, who had No. 1 hits in four decades, died at the age of 81 on April 26.

The concert is scheduled for Nov. 22 in Nashville.

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