Wynette, Tammy, 1942-1998

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Dates:
Birth 1942-05-05
Death 1998-04-06
Americans

Biographical notes:

Country music performer. Born May 5, 1942. Died April 1998. Real name: Virginia Wynette Pugh. Successful singer and songwriter. In the mid-1960s she teamed with producer Billy Sherrill for a ten-year string of hits, including her signature tune "Stand By Your Man." Recorded hit duets with David Houston ("My Elusive Dreams," 1967) and George Jones ("Two Story House," "Golden Ring," and "(We're Not) The Jet Set.)" Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Tammy Wynette; [ca. 1970]; interview conducted by Frank Jones. [ca. 1970] (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841195

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Subjects:

  • Women country musicians--Interviews
  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Country music--History
  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Women country musicians--Biography

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  • United States (as recorded)