Music video by Reba McEntire performing She Thinks His Name Was John. (C) 1994 MCA Nashville
"She Thinks His Name Was John" is a 1994 song from American country music artist Reba McEntire, and was the second single, from her 1994 album Read My Mind. Upon its release, the song gained media attention and controversy for its storyline, regarding a woman who was dying from AIDS.
"She Thinks His Name Was John" tells the story of a woman who is dying from AIDS, which she acquired after becoming intoxicated and having a one-night stand with a man whom she did not previously know.
Sandy Knox, one of the song's writers, was inspired to write "She Thinks His Name Was John" after losing her brother to the disease. The song was released as a single after several radio stations began playing it as an album cut.
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