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Author Isenhour, Jack.

Title He stopped loving her today : George Jones, Billy Sherrill, and the pretty-much totally true story of the making of the greatest country record of all time / Jack Isenhour.

Published Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 209 pages).
Series American made music series.
American made music series.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. George Jones live -- pt. 2. Authenticity, a.k.a. the real deal -- pt. 3. The Nashville sound -- pt. 4. Music makers -- pt. 5. George Glenn -- pt. 6. The making of "he stopped lover her today".
Summary When George Jones recorded "He Stopped Loving Her Today" more than thirty years ago, he was a walking disaster. Twin addictions to drugs and alcohol had him drinking Jim Beam by the case and snorting cocaine as long as he was awake. Before it was over, Jones would be bankrupt, homeless, and an unwilling patient at an Alabama mental institution. In the midst of all this chaos, legendary producer Billy Sherrill-the man who discovered Tammy Wynette and cowrote "Stand by Your Man"--Would somehow coax the performance of a lifetime out of the mercurial Jones. The result was a coun.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Jones, George, 1931-2013.
Sherrill, Billy.
Country music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- Production and direction -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781617031021 (electronic bk.)
161703102X (electronic bk.)