Country music crooner Josh Turner is one of the male singers blessed with a deep, sensational voice. His striking ability to musically convey and draw emotions is what makes him an amazing artist. Country music is more of storytelling and it gives more whenever Turner sings.
This artist began his successful career with his revolutionary hit in the early 2000s. His biggest smash “Long Black Train” has gained millions of fans, and inspired a lot of people and artists alike.
Even though he is to the contemporary times, Turner brings out the inner classic artist in him as he pays homage to legendary singers. Often, he covers songs of those he considers as his influences and idols. One of his best covers is George Jones’ classic hit, “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”
Turner Covers Jones’ Hit
Without a doubt, Turner recognizes Jones as one of the best country music artists of all time. In fact, he pays tribute to the legend by rendering some of his songs.
With his rich, deep tone, Turner mesmerized the crowd as he sang Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” He took them on a journey of endless love and unbearable heartbreak. As his voice boomed throughout the room, fans kept calm and remained silent. The profound emotion and pain were felt with every beat of the music. As the song nears its end, Turner belted the final chorus out, making the audience respond into an uproar applause. His voice commanded the stage. He is definitely one of the finest artists we have today.
Check out Josh Turner delivering a tasty “He Stopped Loving Her Today” below:
George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today”
Released in 1980, “He Stopped Loving Her Today” was penned by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman. Considered by many artists as the greatest country song of all time, the song became famous through George Jones’ voice. It was the lead single from his album I Am What I Am.
Immediately after its release, “He Stopped Loving Her Today” stormed the charts and received a massive following. In 2008, the Library of Congress preserved it into the National Recording Registry. Furthermore, the Rolling Stone ranked the tune No. 275 on its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Here is Jones’ original version of the song:
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