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Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette
Born: May 5, 1942 in Itawamba County, MS
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Died: Apr 6, 1998 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country
Biography: In many ways, Tammy Wynette deserves the title of "the First Lady of Country Music." During the late '60s and early '70s, she dominated the country charts, scoring 17 number one hits. Along with Loretta Lynn, she defined the role of female country vocalists in the '70s.

After her father, who was a musician,

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Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
Released: 1967
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Tammy Wynette's 1967 debut album is still one of her best. Having secured the services of countrypolitan producer Billy Sherrill and an Epic contract in 1966, she cut her first single, "Apartment No. 9," ...Read full review
Stand By Your Man
Released: 1968
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"Stand by Your Man" became a number one C&W hit as well as Tammy Wynette's signature song, and the album that shares its name topped the C&W album chart and crossed over to the pop chart, achieving platinum ...Read full review
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