Tammy Wynette

  1. Music City Mourns Country Legend George Jones

    May 02, 2013 11:30 AM EDT Thousands of fans who had been waiting in line since the wee hours joined some of country's biggest stars Thursday to pay their respects to George Jones at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. An overflow crowd began lining up at 3 a.m. t ...

  2. George Jones Radio Airplay Soars in the Hours After His Death

    April 27, 2013 7:02 PM EDT Although written as a chilling tragedy ballad with a surprise ending, the chorus of George Jones’ 1989 hit “Radio Lover” could conversely be interpreted as posthumous consolation for the legions of fans he left grieving in the wake of his dea ...

  3. What Does Nashville's Music Community Think of 'Nashville'? Jason Aldean, Bob Doyle, More Weigh In

    October 17, 2012 8:05 AM EDT ABC Despite positive advance reviews and strong names attached to it, the premiere of the ABC series "Nashville" last week was greeted with a fair amount of trepidation by many in the city's music community. After all, the show has ...

  4. BACKBEAT: Faith Hill and Billy Sherrill at the Country Music Hall of Fame's new Tammy Wynette exhibit

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN hosted a reception for its new exhibition Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, Presented by Great American Country Television Network on August 19. The exhibit, which runs through J ...

  5. Husky, Sherrill Inducted Into Country Hall Of Fame

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Two men who often felt like outsiders in Nashville, even as they took country music to new heights, were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday (May 24). Ferlin Husky and Billy Sherrill were responsible for dozens of No. 1 hits and ...

  6. Tammy Wynette Gets Posthumous Honor

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted hit songwriters Kye Fleming and Mark D. Sanders and late country music icon Tammy Wynette during the organization's 39th Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, held Oct. 19 at ...

  7. Wynette To Join Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The late Tammy Wynette will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at a formal ceremony on Oct. 18. Wynette, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame who died in 1998, co-wrote her signature song "Stand By Your Man" an ...