He stopped loving her today george jones

A Hard Act to Follow. This page was last edited on 22 October , at Release Date April 14, It has been named in several surveys as the greatest country song of all time.

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He Stopped Loving Her Today

I'm a Fool for Loving Her. The song became so synonymous with Jones that few singers dared to cover it.

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.

He Stopped Loving Her Today. Retrieved from " https: 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" As the years went slowly by She still preyed upon his mind He kept 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 [Verse 2] He kept some letters by his bed Dated He had underlined in red Every 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.

stoppec ByJones had not had a number one single in six years and many critics began to write him off. Release Date April 14, Billy Sherrill George Jones. Brother to the Blues. Had it not been for Sherrill, it is unlikely the song would have ever been recorded, such was lovinh 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 their early versions.

He hated the melody and wouldn't learn it. Alan Jackson sang the song during George Jones' hs service on May 2, He gave the song to me, and I carried it for more than a year, also convinced that it needed rewriting.

38 Years Ago: George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ Hits No. 1

Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube. It has been named in several surveys as the greatest country song of all time. What have the artists said about the song?

This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 The song was georgf by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman and tells the story of a friend who has never given up on his love; he keeps old letters and photos from back in the day and hangs on hfr hope that she would "come back again".

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And One I Didn't. Producer Billy Sherrill introduced Jones to the song in [3] [ full citation needed ] but, according to Sherrill and Jones himself, the singer hated the song when he first heard it. Billy kept telling them to kill the guy at a different time and then have the woman come to his funeral The song was Jones's first solo No.

Verified Artists All Artists: We'll have things fixed soon. The melancholy song was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman. It's All In My Mind. Archived from the original on April 21, A Hard Act to Follow.

HE STOPPED LOVING HER TODAY CHORDS by George Jones @ tonych.info

Billy had a notebook about an inch thick that was nothing but rewrites for 'He Stopped Loving Her Stoppev. As of November 13,the single has soldcopies in the United States. However, the music industry was stunned in July when "He Stopped Loving Her Today" shot to number one on the country charts. I'm Not Ready Yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.