35 Years Ago: George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ Hits No. 1 Read More: George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ Hits No. 1

Published On July 6, 2015 | By Buzz Reynolds | Buzz Reynolds, Country Music News

FILE - In this April 1996 file photo, George Jones is shown in Nashville.   Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)

Thirty-five years ago, on July 5, 1980, George Jones saw one of his biggest hits land at the top of the charts. It was on this day that “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” from Jones’ then-upcoming I Am What I Am album, became a No. 1 hit.
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