Ferlin Husky And Billy Sherrill Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
May 24, 2010 at 8:33 AM (PT)
Country greats FERLIN HUSKY and BILLY SHERRILL were inducted into the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME during a Medallion Ceremony held in the HALL OF FAME’s CURB CONSERVATORY last night (5/23). HUSKY, who is 84, is know for his hit “Gone” and his duet with JEAN SHEPARD, “A Dear John Letter.” SHERILL, who is 73, was a songwriter, executive and producer who worked with many landmark recordings, including GEORGE JONES’ hit “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”
JONES, who was sitting next to SHERRILL said: “I’m just happy to see this happening, finally. He was Mr. NASHVILLE, as far as I’m concerned.”
DON WILLIAMS and JIMMY DEAN will also be inducted into the 2010 HALL OF FAME class. Their induction will take place SEPTEMBER 24th at the HALL’s FORD THEATER.
For more on FERLIN and BILLY’s induction ceremony, including pictures of the events, click here.