Billy Sherrill

Billy Sherrill



Billy Norris Sherrill (November 5, 1936 – August 4, 2015) was an American record producer, songwriter and arranger, who is most famous for his association with country artists, notably Tammy Wynette and George Jones. Sherrill and business partner Glenn Sutton are regarded as the defining influences of the countrypolitan sound, a smooth amalgamation of pop and country music that was popular during the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Sherrill also co-wrote many hit songs, including "Stand by Your Man" (written with Tammy Wynette) and "The Most Beautiful Girl" (written with Rory Bourke and Norro Wilson).



Stand by Your Man
"Stand by Your Man" is a song co-written by Tammy Wynette and Billy Sherrill and originally recorded by Wynette, released as a single in the United States in September 1968.
Almost Blue
Almost Blue is an album by Elvis Costello and the Attractions.
My Elusive Dreams
"My Elusive Dreams" is a country music song written by Billy Sherrill and Curly Putman, which has been recorded by several artists.
Behind Closed Doors
"Behind Closed Doors" is a country song written by Kenny O'Dell.

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