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'Countrypolitan' Creator Billy Sherrill Dead At 78

The Nashville, Tennessee-based music man, who developed a sound known as 'Countrypolitan', passed away after a brief illness. Born in Alabama in 1936, Sherrill fronted a blues band as a teenager and...

Tammy Wynette's Daughters Campaign To Have Mum's Stage Name Back On Tombstone

Country legend Tammy Wynette's daughters are campaigning to have their late mum's stage moniker put back on her tombstone after it was changed to her married name of Virginia W. Richardson in 2012.The Stand By...

George Jones' Final Concert To Be A Tribute

George Jones' planned final show will now be a tribute concert in his memory.The country legend passed away aged 81 on April 26 before he could complete his farewell Grand Tour and his widow, Nancy,...

George Jones Hospitalized With Respiratory Infection

George Jones, the American country music star, has been hospitalized in Nashville for a respiratory infection, however, he is likely to be released later on Friday (March 30, 2012). Jones, 80, was kept in hospital...

Wynette's Family Devastated Over Tombstone Name Change

Tammy Wynette's children are "very upset" over the decision to change the star's name on her tombstone.The country singer, who died in 1998, was born Virginia Wynette Pugh, and last year (11) the name on...

Tammy Wynette's Tombstone Altered

Late country legend Tammy Wynette has had a name change from beyond the grave - the inscription on her tombstone has been altered at the request of her family.Officials at Nashville's Woodlawn Cross Mausoleum in...

Spurned Wife Blasts D.i.v.o.r.c.e. Singer's Daughter

Tammy Wynette's country anthem D.I.V.O.R.C.E. has taken on new meaning for a British woman who lost her husband to the late singer's daughter.Housewife Donna Lennon split from session musician Jamie Lennon after discovering he was...

Wynette And Jones' Daughter Weds

Late country legend Tammy Wynette's daughter with beloved singer/songwriter George Jones has wed.Georgette Jones married Jamie Lennon on 29 October (11) at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. The 40-year-old bride celebrated...

Lonestar Reunite With Lead Singer

Country group Lonestar have reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The singer has rejoined the group, replacing Cody Collins, who had taken his place in 2007 when he left...

Green And Wynette Songs Added To National Treasures

Tammy Wynette's country classic Stand By Your Man and Al Green's soul hit Let's Stay Together have been selected for official preservation by the Library of Congress, sealing their status as national treasures in the...

Hill Narrates Wynette Film

FAITH HILL has added her voice to a TAMMY WYNETTE tribute at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.The This Kiss singer has narrated a film about the late star's life, which will...

Wynette's Children Battle Former Friend

The children of late country legend TAMMY WYNETTE have launched a new legal battle over the star's legacy - 12 years after her death.Wynette's six kids - all from previous relationships - claim her fortune...

Wynette's Widower Buried After Mystery Death

Country music legend TAMMY WYNETTE's husband, GEORGE RICHEY, has been buried near his wife after urging friends and family to keep his death from the media.Richey, who managed Wynette throughout the 1980s and co-wrote her...

Wynette Lands Hall Of Fame Honour

Late country star TAMMY WYNETTE will be posthumously honoured for her contribution to music - she is to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Tennessee.The singer/songwriter, who died in 1998, dominated...

Dolly's Tune Tops Love Songs List

DOLLY PARTON's classic tear-jerker I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU has topped a new country love songs list. America's COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION (CMT) has created a new list of romantic tunes from the Deep South,...

Tammy's Widower Wants To Dig Her Up Again

Country legend TAMMY WYNETTE's widower GEORGE RICHEY wants to dig up his late wife's body for a second time so she can worshipped by fans in a new mausoleum. Richey, 67, also plans to...

Stand By Your Man Named Best Country Song

Late singer TAMMY WYNETTE's hit STAND BY YOUR MAN has been voted the top song in country music history. The list of the 100 top country songs was compiled by American cable network COUNTRY...

Johnny Cash's Wife Dies

LATEST: Country star JOHNNY CASH is in mourning today after his wife JUNE CARTER CASH died from complications following heart surgery. The A BOY NAMED SUE legend was at his wife's bedside when she...

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