LeAnn Rimes is no stranger to covers – her very first hit, “Blue,” was a song originally intended for Patsy Cline, and the singer has gone on to reinterpret the classics of artists ranging from Dolly Parton to Prince (no, really).
As you might guess from the title, her latest disc, Lady & Gentlemen, out Sept. 27, finds Rimes focusing solely on the work of male singers, including Ernie Ford, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, and George Jones, whose iconic “He Stopped Loving Her Today” we have for you exclusively below:
What do you think, readers – are you a fan?
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