It may have been the goal of clearing her parents’ name that made Georgette Jones decide to write a book about her family life with country stars, she said, but that in the long run it became a way of becoming closer to her family.
“Initially, (writing the book) was…Read More
Tammy Wynette’s “Stand by Your Man” as well as Edward Meeker’s “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” and Henry Mancini’s “Peter Gunn” theme are among the 25 latest recordings that will be preserved by the Library of Congress.
On Wednesday, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington named 25 new additions…Read More
When Tammy Wynette died in 1998, she was known as the First Lady of Country Music. She was born in 1942, as Virginia Wynette Pugh, in a rural county of Mississippi. By the time she was in her mid-20s, the hairdresser-turned-glittering-country-superstar was on her way to being the first artist…Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 4, 2010-The entire collection of professional memorabilia documenting the stellar career of Tammy Wynette has arrived at the Country Music Hall of FameÂ® and Museum. The move was facilitated by George Richey, Wynette’s widower, and Wanda Williams, after numerous discussions with the Museum.
Among the 14 ultra-feminine…Read More