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Sutton was born in Hodge, La., Sept. 28, 1937, and moved to Nashville in 1964. He had his first No. 1 hit as a writer in 1966 with David Houston’s “Almost Persuaded,” which stayed at the top for nine weeks and received a Grammy for Best Country and Western Song. Glenn also co-wrote Tammy Wynette’s first major hit single, “Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad,” along with Tammy’s No. 1 record, “I Don’t Wanna Play House.” He was equally well known as a producer, particular for his former wife Lynn Anderson. Glenn produced her most famous single, “Rose Garden,” which hit No. 1 on the country charts and No. 3 on the pop charts. In 1999, Glenn was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.