Country Music Hall Of Fame Member Billy Sherrill Has Died
August 4, 2015 at 11:58 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS extends sympathies to family and friends of songwriter, producer and COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAMER BILLY SHERRILL, who passed away TODAY (8/4) in NASHVILLE, according to the TENNESSEAN. He was 78.
SHERRILL co-wrote and produced TAMMY WYNETTE’s signature song, “Stand By Your Man,” just one of many collaborations between the two. It was SHERRILL who originally signed WYNETTE to EPIC RECORDS; working together, they achieved three dozen top 10 hits and 20 chart toppers. Other legendary songs which SHERRILL produced include GEORGE JONES’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today” and CHARLIE RICH’s “Behind Closed Doors.” Services are pending.