If you need your heart ripped out, there is no music that can do it better than country and there may have never been a better vocal surgeon than George Jones. He had a way of ripping your heart out like no one and perhaps the greatest heart extractor of all time is his legendary classic 'He Stopped Loving Her Today'.

It was on this date 37 years ago, back in 1980 that George sat down and recorded that unforgettable hit. I thought to celebrate the occasion I would find a few cover versions to enjoy as well as the original from George himself. Grab your heart meds and prepare to have it broken.