Big n Rich started things off with "Love Bug"
Kid Rock….swish…phew…."White Lightning"
Crook & Chase were the first of a long line of memorable co-hosts
George Jones' widow, Nancy, was most gracious
Surprise guests…Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks sang "Take Me"
" If My Heart Had Windows" , "Tender Years" and "I'm Not Ready Yet" by Emmylou Harris, Jeannie Seely, Janie Fricke, Jeanne Pruett, Jan Howard and Leona Williams
LeeAnn Womack sang "Once You've Had the Best"
Charlie Daniels treated us to "Me and Jesus"
Charlie Daniels fiddling around
Bailie and the Boys…with Daily & Vincent singing "I'm Ragged but I'm Right"
Kentucky Headhunters singing "High Tech Redneck"….so appropriate!
Sam Moore (of "Sam and Dave") singing "Blues Man"
Kathy Mattea singing "I'm a Long Gone Daddy"
Clay Walker singing "Things Have Gone to Pieces"
Eric Church sang "Choices"
Tommy Shaw of Styx sang "She Thinks I Still Care"
Ralph Emery and Larry Black ("Larry's Country Diner") serving as co-hosts
Dierks Bentley sang "I Always Get Lucky With You"
The Oak Ridge Boys always bring it…singing "Same Ole Me"
Larry Gatlin sang "A Good Year for the Roses"
"The Love in Your Eyes", "Wine Colored Roses" and "I'll Share My World With You" by Collin Raye, Jett Williams, Lisa Matassa, Suzy Bogguss, T. Graham Brown, T.G. Sheppard and Tracy Lawrence
Tracy Lawrence singing; he featured George Jones on his video "You Find Out Who Your Friends Are"
Miranda and Blake sang "These Days (I Barely Get By)"
Another shot of the Lambert/Sheltons
Josh Turner sang "One Woman Man"
Craig Morgan sang "Finally Friday"…and then leapt off the stage to give Mizz Nancy a hug
Daryle Singletary began "I Don't Need Your Rocking Chair"...
Little Jimmy Dickens tried it on for size….
…then was joined onstage with T. Graham Brown, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, Tracy Lawrence, Mark Collie, Eddy Raven and Pam Tillis to finish it off
Jon Voight spoke of his good friend George Jones
A scholarship was presented to MTSU on behalf of Operation Troop Aid
Eddy Raven, John Michael Montgomery, Lee Greenwood, Mark Collie and Ken Mellons sang "The Cold Hard Truth" and "The Right Left Hand"….was a great singalong!
Mark Collie adding his vocals to "The Right Left Hand"
Travis Tritt sang "The Door"
Brad Paisley sang "The One I Loved Back Then"
Brad Paisley and George Jones' band on stage "Playing Possum"
Stacy McCloud was the last person to interview George Jones….and served as emcee for a portion of the show
Magadeath with Jamey Johnson singing "Wild Irish Rose" as you have never heard it
If you look closely, you can see George Jones' autograph!
Was a treat to see artists from all genres enjoying the Possum
Jim Lauderdale with The Roys singing "Why Baby Why"
Bill Anderson had a story to tell about his friend George Jones
"When the Last Curtain Falls", "Still Doin' Time" and "Someday My Day Will Come" by Bill Anderson, Bobby Bare, Jim Ed Brown, Jimmy C. Newman, John Conlee, Larry Gatlin, Ray Stevens and Stonewall Jackson…what a lineup!
Jamey Johnson returned for his version of "Tennessee Whiskey"…smooth indeed
Rodney Atkins sang "When The Grass Grows Over Me"
Lorrie Morgan sings "A Picture of Me (Without You)"