Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette

 

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Tammy Wynette (born Virginia Wynette Pugh; May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998) was an American country music singer-songwriter and one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers.

Wynette was called the "First Lady of Country Music", and her best-known song, "Stand by Your Man", is one of the best-selling hit singles by a woman in the history of country music. Many of her hits dealt with classic themes of loneliness, divorce, and the difficulties of life and relationships. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Wynette charted 20 No. 1 songs. Along with Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton, she is credited with having defined the role of women in country music during the 1970s.

Wynette's marriage to country music singer George Jones in 1969, which ended in divorce in 1975, created a country music "couple", following the earlier success of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Jones and Wynette recorded a sequence of albums and singles that hit the charts throughout the 1970s and early eighties.

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Highlights10

Stand by Your Man
 
"Stand by Your Man" is a song co-written by Tammy Wynette and Billy Sherrill and originally recorded by Wynette, released as a single in the United States in September 1968.
'Til I Can Make It on My Own
 
"'Til I Can Make It on My Own" is a song co-written and first recorded by American country music artist Tammy Wynette.
D-I-V-O-R-C-E
 
D-I-V-O-R-C-E is the third studio album by American country music singer, Tammy Wynette, released in 1968.
Heart Over Mind
 
Heart Over Mind is an album by the American country music singer, Tammy Wynette.

Photos - Tammy Wynette76

Popular Albums42

Album Appearances & References42

Popular Songs19

Song Appearances & References25

Musical Group References2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows8

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Collaborators & Influencers24

Other Music-Related Relationships11

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations2

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