** "Love Bug" is perhaps better known through Music/GeorgeStrait's cover.
** His version of "The Race Is On" is on pretty close footing: both his and Sawyer Brown's cover both seem equally recognized.
** In a lesser example, his Shelby Lynne duet "If I Could Bottle This Up" was later a ''slightly'' higher-charting hit when releaed three years later by its writer, Paul Overstreet.
** His 2001 single "50,000 Names" was first released by its writer, Jamie O'Hara.
** "A Thousand Times a Day," a track from his ''High-Tech Redneck'' album, was later released in 1997 by Patty Loveless.
** "A Good Year for the Roses" is better known among rock fans as an Music/ElvisCostello song.
** "White Lightning" was originally written and recorded by J.P. "Music/TheBigBopper" Richardson. Jones' version was recorded just six days after Richardson's death.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
** Also, "A Good Year for the Roses".
* FirstAndForemost: Although his version of "Why Baby Why" was blunted on the charts by Red Sovine and Webb Pierce's #1 version (followed swiftly by ''another'' version by Hank Locklin), and Charley Pride later had a #1 hit with it again in 1983, it's still thought of as mainly Jones's song.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: "White Lightning" has more than a passing resemblance to [[Music/ChuckBerry "Johnny B. Goode"]].