Billy Sherrill was one of the biggest figures in popular music. Producer, songwriter, A&R man and arranger were among his many strengths. He started working for Sam Phillips of Sun Records fame and went on to take a job at Epic Records.
Just some of the hits that he was involved in… “Almost Persuaded”, “He Stopped Loving Her Today”, “Rose Garden”, “Stand By Your Man”, “Behind Closed Doors”, “Take This Job and Shove It”.
Billy was inducted into The Musicians Hall of Fame in 2008 as a producer.
He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Charlene, his daughter Catherine Lale and her husband George, and two grandchildren, Samantha and Matthew. Funeral arrangements are unknown at this time.