Tammy Wynette

From a tar paper shack near Red Bay, Al., to worldwide acclaim as the "First Lady of Country Music", Tammy Wynette overcame many obstacles as she set new standards for country vocalists.

Signing with Epic Records in 1966, she ended that decade with three consecutive "Female Vocalist of the Year" awards. Her classic "Stand By Your Man" stood for 15 years as the largest selling single in Country music.

During her career, she sold more than 30 million records, had 35 number one hits, won two Grammy awards, and was the first female country artist to have a platinum album.

Wynette is a 1993 Lifework Award for Performing Achievement recipient.

Other Tammy Wynette links:
Tammy Wynette Bio
Tammy Wynette Discography

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Created: 2/15/96