Producer Billy Sherrill Brought Pop’s Passion And Sheen To The Honky-Tonk

Producer Billy Sherrill Brought Pop’s Passion And Sheen To The Honky-Tonk

By Blake Farmer

He discovered Tammy Wynette, revived the career of George Jones, and produced and co-wrote some of country’s best-known hits, including Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man.” Sherrill died Tuesday at 78.

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