I don't know about you, but I personally think it would be pretty hard to shock Kenny Chesney. He just seems like one of those unpenetrable guys who's seen it all. After all, when you're a multiplatinum-selling musician who's got A-list friends in every facet of entertainment, it's safe to say you've probably experienced plenty of cool things in your day. Right?
Well, Chesney was genuinely shocked last Saturday night--when, at his Lexington, KY show, he was joined on stage by a completely unexpected guest.
Halfway through the concert, Chesney's band broke into the George Jones tune "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair." Chesney turned around...and came face to face with Jones himself!
The country legend stayed on stage to join Chesney for a rendition of another one of his classic hits, "He Stopped Loving Her Today." A critic for the Lexington Herald-Leader later reviewed the moment as "obviously heartfelt" and a "bona fide thrill."
Chesney himself was delighted with the surprise. After the show, he noted, "There's nothing like sharing the stage with your heroes, and when George walked on stage in Lexington it was one of the biggest thrills of my life!
"He means so much to so many and it meant the world to me that he came to the show."
Jones and Chesney have been friends for years--in fact, you can hear them together on Chesney's most recent album Hemingway's Whiskey, where the pair takes on "Small Y'all."
Would you be surprised to see George Jones hop up on Kenny Chesney's stage? (Hey, I would.) Be sure to let me know!
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