Tammy Wynette

  1. 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 ...

  2. UK's International Festival of Country Music Adds Charley Pride, Asleep at the Wheel

    December 09, 2011 12:47 PM EST The International Festival of Country Music, which will return to U.K. stages in February, has announced the addition of Charley Pride and Asleep At The Wheel to the Wembley Arena bill. Pride, now 73, will play only the Wembley show Feb. 26, but A ...

  3. Songs By Captain Beefheart, Al Green, De La Soul, Others Selected For Library Of Congress

    April 06, 2011 2:45 PM EDT An unauthorized recording of a Mort Sahl stand-up concert, Tammy Wynette's polarizing 1968 hit "Stand by Your Man" and Henry Mancini's theme for 1950s TV detective drama Peter Gunn are among the latest sound recordings to be se ...

  4. Ron Baird, Influential Nashville Agent, Dead At 60

    February 04, 2011 3:46 PM EST Retired Nashville booking agent Ron Baird, former head of Creative Artists Agency's Nashville office and one of the genre's most successful agents of the 1990s and early 2000s, died in Nashville on February 3, of complications from Parki ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Country Music Hall Of Fame 2010 Inductees

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Four men who helped push country music to new audiences will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Producer Billy Sherrill, crossover pioneers Ferlin Husky and Jimmy Dean, and top-selling singer Don Williams will be inducted into the Ha ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Fifteen Nominated For Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Grant, Hank Williams Jr., Mac McAnnally, Thom Schuyler and Bob DiPiero are among the 15 songwriters that have been nominated for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The slate of nominees, divided into songwriter and songwrit ...

  11. Country Agent Ron Baird Retires

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Creative Artists Agency’s Ron Baird, one of country music’s most high-profile agents, has abruptly announced his retirement. Clients of Baird, who is in his early 50s, have included Clint Black, A Creative Artists Agency’s Ron Baird, one of countr ...