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Last updated 4:59PM ET
March 8, 2021
Songwriter Curly Putnam Being Honored by Alabama Legislature
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Alabama-born songwriter Curly Putnam will be honored by the Legislature today. The Legislature is scheduled to present Putnam with a resolution naming a portion of Alabama Highway 65 in his honor.

Putnam penned several hit songs, including "Green, Green Grass of Home," "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."

Putnam was inducted in the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in 1993.

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