Friday, August 7, 2015

Stand By Man Producer, Billy Sherrill Dies At 78

Special thanks to Darlene Smith, who alerted me of the death of Tammy Wynette's mega hit Stand By The Man, producer Billy Sherrill!

Funeral arrangements have been made for Country Music Hall of Fame and producer, Billy Sherrill. The influential producer, songwriter and music arranger died Tuesday after a brief illness. He was 78.

Visitation will be held in Nashville at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home and Memorial Park (660 Thompson Lane) from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday. A graveside service will follow at 5 p.m. Friday. Both visitations and the service are open to the public.
(pictured above is Tammy Wynette, George Jones and Billy Sherrill in the recording studio)


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