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
Jimmy McDonough wasn’t one of Tammy Wynette’s lovers. He didn’t know her, except from afar. Yet he has managed to arrange a tryst with her in some No-Tell Motel of the spirit, achieving an intimacy that many biographers covet but few enjoy. For evidence of what happens when biographer and…Read More