1954 CHEVROLET 3100 CUSTOM 5 WINDOW PICKUP - 133481Sold* at Las Vegas 2012 - Lot #3441 1954 CHEVROLET 3100 CUSTOM 5 WINDOW PICKUP//cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/133481/133481_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
1954 CHEVROLET 3100 CUSTOM 5 WINDOW PICKUP
Las Vegas 2012
CUSTOM 5 WINDOW PICKUP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Lot #3441 - From the collection of Country Music Legend George Jones, his famous red custom restored 1954 Chevrolet 5 window pickup. Restored for George in 2008. Rebuilt original straight 6 engine with 3-speed manual on-the-tree transmission. Custom tan and red interior with leather seats. American music icon George Jones is recognized as the "Godfather of Country Music" with over 150 hits including his signature song "He stopped loving her today," considered to be the greatest Country Music song ever written. Frank Sinatra called him "the second best singer." Elvis opened for him in Vegas. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992, made a Kennedy Center Honoree in 2008 and received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2012. His fans know him as "No-Show Jones" or "The Possum." This truck was displayed in George's private band rehersal hall on his "Country Gold" estate in Franklin, Tennessee and driven around the 78 acre estate.
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