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George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today:” the Greatest Song of All Time

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  • Arden is a Senior Country Music Journalist for Country Thang Daily, specializing in classic hits and contemporary chart-toppers.
  • Prior to joining Country Thang Daily, Arden wrote for Billboard and People magazine, covering country music legends and emerging artists.
  • Arden holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Tennessee, with a minor in Music Studies.

George Jones and the Song

George Jones He Stopped Loving Her Today
Photo Credit: George Jones/ youtube.com by Screengrab

George Jones made a version of the song “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” It was produced by Jones with Billy Sherill, who is an American record producer. Furthermore, it was released on April 14, 1980, as the lead single from Jones’ album, I Am What I Am.

The song entered the country chart at number 21 on Hot Country Songs. Also, it became one of the greatest hit songs in the U.S. where it has sold a thousand copies. The song was listed on the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

George became a well-known Country music artist.

Song Theme

George Jones He Stopped Loving Her Today
Photo Credit: George Jones/ youtube.com by Screengrab

He Stopped Loving Her Today” is a song that describes a man’s love for his woman. That love never died not until his death. It also shows how in-love the man really was his woman that even though they were no longer together,  the love still remained. He then committed his whole life being with his woman.

On the day his woman left him, he kept the memories they had. While looking at their pictures, he realized that the memories they shared together were priceless.

On the other hand, the chorus will show us when his woman came back. The time when his woman came back was the day her man died. She can no longer bring back her lover’s life back.

To wrap up, “He Stopped Loving Her Today” is a song that will bring you to tears. It will let you realize to treasure someone’s worth and presence.

Honestly, we love a person not because he/ she loves us too, rather we love a person because he/she completes our life.

On the other hand, we cannot easily unlove a person if we want to because we cannot force ourselves to easily forget the person who once became our world.

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1 thought on “George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today:” the Greatest Song of All Time”

  1. “He Stopped Loving Her Today” – greatest hit where it sold a THOUSAND copies?? Go back and check the figures in Billboard’s charts! As of 2013, it sold over half a million copies! And that doesn’t include up till now (2021) or the foreign market either!

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