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Why George Jones ‘Still Doin’ Time’ is an Iconic Hit to Many

George Jones Still Doin Time

Songs by brilliant musicians like George Jones will definitely go down in history as gems. One of the illustrious George Jones’ biggest songs, “Still Doin’ Time,” peaked at No. 1 on the US Hot Country Songs (Billboard) and No. 2 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks. The track was initially made available in 1981 as part of his album Still the Same Ole Me.

The song was co-written by two amazing songwriters, John Moffatt and Michael P. Heeney. Heeney has had the opportunity to pen songs for well-known country music performers like Brooks & Dunn and Eric Church.

Additionally, it was claimed that the song was George Jones‘ official eighth-biggest hit. And that’s simply incredible! It only demonstrates how alluring his singing voice is. It was also said that many listeners connected with the song on a deeper level because of its message.

Meaning Behind the Song 

Everyone would undoubtedly love being able to listen to songs with profound, substantial meanings. An example of a song like this is George Jones’ “Still Doin’ Time.”

According to reports, the song appeared to have been plucked from the lyrics of the singer’s life, from his neurotic and drug-addled state. The song’s meaning may change depending on whom you ask, but this is one of the reported ones.

The song “Still Doin’ Time,” about a man who is an alcoholic prisoner who cannot free himself, struck a chord with not only his followers but with everyone since it deals with such a universal subject.

Did you know, though, that at the time of this song’s debut, it was claimed that George Jones sang the song flawlessly despite his personal struggles? And it’s great to see that there is still a dedicated, passionate musician who creates songs that everyone will enjoy.

So if you want to check out ‘Still Doin’ Time’ by George Jones, you can check out the music video below.