GEORGE JONES: I Lived to Tell It All. fueled by a parental gift of a Gene Autry guitar. He learned to sing hymns for the joy of it and to sing for money from passersby on a Beaumont, Texas, street. Jul 24, 2017. the country, the rock music part, wants their music to be hymns to extroversion. It was recorded by the great George Jones, one of the half dozen…