Billy Sherrill George Jones. Brother to the Blues. It's All In My Mind.
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He Stopped Loving Her Today, a song by George Jones on Spotify
However, the music industry was stunned in July when "He Stopped Loving Her Today" shot to number one on the country charts. A Hard Act to Follow.
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Release Date April 14, ByJones had not had a number one single in six years and many critics began to write him off. He Stopped Loving Her Today Lyrics [Verse 1] He said "I'll love you til I die" She told him "you'll forget in time" Todag the years went slowly by She still preyed upon his mind He gdorge her picture on his wall Went half crazy now and then But he still loved her through it all Hoping she'd come back again ooving 2] He kept some letters by his bed Dated He had underlined in red Joes single 'I love you' I went to see him just today Oh but I didn't see no tears All dressed up to go away First time I'd seen him smile in years [Chorus] He stopped loving her today They placed a wreath upon his door And soon they'll carry him away He stopped loving her today [Bridge] You know she came to see him one last time Oh, and we all wondered if she would And it kept runnin' through my mind This time - he's over her for good [Chorus] He stopped loving her today They placed a wreath upon his door And soon they'll carry him away He stopped loving her today.
Although he had disliked "He Stopped Loving Her Today" when it was first offered to him, Jones ultimately gave the song credit for reviving his flagging career, stating that "a four-decade career had been salvaged by a three-minute song. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat He ggeorge the lovihg to me, and I carried it for more than a year, also convinced that it needed rewriting.
Billy kept telling them to kill the guy at a different time and then have the woman come to his funeral The melancholy song was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman.
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The song became so synonymous with Jones that few singers dared to cover it. Brother to the Blues. The song reaches its peak in the chorus, revealing that he indeed stopped loving her when he died and the woman does return—for his funeral. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Had it not been for Sherrill, it is unlikely the song would have ever been recorded, such was his belief in the song, although he did share some of Jones' misgivings initially; in his memoir, Jones recalled, "Putnam and Braddock killed the song's main character too soon in hr early versions.
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Producer Billy Sherrill introduced Jones to the song in  [ full citation needed ] but, according to Sherrill and Jones himself, the singer hated the song when he first heard it. It has been ojnes in several surveys as the greatest country song of all time. I'm Not Ready Yet. It's All In My Mind.
Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube. Billy had a notebook about an inch thick that was nothing but rewrites for 'He Stopped Loving Her Today.
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Alan Jackson sang the song during George Jones' funeral service on May 2, Archived from the original on April 21, We'll have ner fixed soon. In Bob Allen's biography of the singer, Sherrill states, "He thought it was too long, too sad, too depressing and that nobody would ever play it He hated the melody and wouldn't learn it. And One I Didn't. Retrieved from " https: