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Faith Hill Voices Love for Tammy Wynette
Tammy Wynette, whose legendary career earned her the unofficial title of First Lady of Country Music, helped pave the way for dozens of contemporary female country artists, Faith Hill included. Growing up dreaming of being a country singer, Faith fondly recalls trying to sing many of Tammy's hits, including 'Stand By Your Man,' before she was even old enough to understand the lyrics...
George Richey, Tammy Wynette’s Widower, Dead at 74
George Richey, the widower of Country Music Hall of Fame member Tammy Wynette, has died. The songwriter, producer, music publisher and manager passed away on July 31, according to Nashville's Tennessean newspaper, after a lengthy battle with with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
Tammy Wynette Exhibit Set for Country Music Hall of Fame
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced it will pay tribute to the great Tammy Wynette with an exhibit titled Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music. Presented by Great American Country (GAC) the exhibit will open in the Museum's East Gallery on August 20, 2010, and run through June 2011...
Tammy Wynette’s ‘Tragic’ Life Chronicled in New Book
Tammy Wynette, whose 'Stand By Your Man' is considered one of the greatest country songs of all time, is regarded as one of the genre's most revered, influential artists. And a new book, 'Tammy Wynette: Tragic Country Queen,' by author Jimmy McDonough, takes on the unenviable task of trying to sort out Tammy's turbulent personal life -- five husbands including, of course, George Jones -- her many
George Jones Keeps Up With the ‘Whipper-Snappers’ in Live Show
"We're going to have a good time!" George Jones exclaimed as he took the stage at the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Okla. earlier this month. And what a good time it was. After rolling through classic songs 'Why Baby Why' and 'Once You've Had The Best,' the country legend asked the crowd if they've noticed a new trend on the "new" country radio stations...
Tammy Wynette to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Tammy Wynette, Mark D. Sanders and Kye Fleming are the latest writers to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Tammy penned many of her own hits, including 'The Ways To Love a Man,' 'Till I Can Make It On My Own' and 'Stand By Your Man,' which became one of the most successful singles by a woman in country music history...
Best Country Love Duets: No. 4
'Golden Ring' - George Jones and Tammy Wynette (1976) Lines We Love: "By itself, it's just a cold metallic thing/Only love can make a gold wedding ring" George and Tammy were actually divorced when this song was released. But years later, love conquered all...
Tammy Wynette’s Daughter to Play Her in TV Series
Georgette Jones, daughter of country legends Tammy Wynette and George Jones, will guest-star as the ghost of her late mother in an upcoming TV series called 'Sordid Lives.' The show is about a Texas family who takes in an ex-con, played by Olivia Newton-John...