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Country star George Jones released from hospital

Country star George Jones released from hospital

April 4th, 2012 in News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country music legend George Jones is out of the hospital after nearly a week of treatment for an upper respiratory infection.

A statement from Jones' publicist, Kirt Webster, says Jones "wants to thank all his friends and fans for their prayers and well wishes over the past few days."

The statement says Jones will be resting at home until his next concert on April 20 in Mahnomen, Minn.

Webster has denied rumors that 80-year-old had been suffering from pneumonia. He was admitted to a Nashville-area hospital last Thursday and was treated with antibiotics.

The Country Music Hall of Fame member is known for dozens of classic country hits, including "White Lightning" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today."

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