Wynette, Tammy, 1942-1998

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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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referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Tammy Wynette, Feb. 14, 1979 - program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Wynette, Tammy;. Oral history interview with Tammy Wynette; [ca. 1970]; interview conducted by Frank Jones. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection radio and television files, 1930-2005. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Wynette, Tammy;. Oral history interview with Tammy Wynette; [ca. 1970]; interview conducted by Frank Jones. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
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associatedWith Jones, Frank, 1928- ; person
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Birth 1942-05-05

Death 1998-04-06

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