Written by Nashville-based songwriter and record executive Tim DuBois, this satirical track tells the story of a messy divorce that ends in favor of the wife and leaves the husband "workin' two shifts eatin' baloney." The song went to #1 on the country chart and landed at #57 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Reed actually had a long marriage to fellow country singer Priscilla "Prissy" Mitchell, from 1959 until Reed's death in 2008.
This was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance but lost to Willie Nelson's "Always On My Mind."
Reed performed this as a duet with Dolly Parton, who added a verse from the wife's perspective, on her variety show Dolly! in 1987.
This was featured in the 2010 action comedy The Bounty Hunter, starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler.
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.