Story Behind The Song: James Carothers - "He Stopped Loving Her Today"

Find out how the country traditionalist decided to record the song held up by many as the "greatest country song of all time."

Known for his ability to play the classics, James Carothers has carved out a nice niche for himself on Nashville's Lower Broadway bar district. While he has a handful of albums featuring his own compositions, Carothers earned the praise of Nancy Jones herself with his appointment as one of the go-to artists performing at the George Jones Museum and bar. Carothers' success there lead to the idea of a tribute album of Jones songs and while many would be afraid to take on George Jones' most-iconic tune. James Carothers seems undaunted with the task. Below is what he has to say about recording the iconic Bobby Braddock-penned tune for Still Country, Still King: A Tribute To George Jones: