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Tammy Wynette
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Tammy Wynette in 1975
Background information
Birth name Virginia Wynette Pugh
Born (1942-05-05)May 5, 1942
Origin Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States
Died April 6, 1998(1998-04-06) (aged 55)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actress
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1966 – 1998
Labels Epic (1966 – 1998)
MCA (1995)

Virginia Wynette Pugh (usually known as Tammy Wynette, May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998), was an American country music singer. She was born in Mississippi.

The best-known of her songs is "Stand by Your Man". She had 17 number-one hits during her career.

She died of pulmonary thrombosis.

Personal life

Wynette was married 5 times. Her third husband was George Jones, also a singer of country music.

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