There’s a limited series due out December 4 about this dynamic duo of Country Music Superstars. Based on what I know about the time the two spent together, if done right the audience is in for a wild ride. If you watch this trailer it appears to be just that, this pair was full of magic and major league madness.
Both Tammy Wynette and George Jones are legends in County Music and as solo artists. Together they made music like few others could. Have a listen to “Golden Ring” a song they performed together after a tumultuous divorce.
They had several other great songs together but their individual fame, fortune and lifestyle created a clash for the ages.
Watch the above clip of “We’re Gonna Hold On” and you can see the chemistry that made the pair irresistibly captivating.
As much as they wanted “to go together” fans wanted it too. Some things are just not meant to last, but what a legacy.
Some well-known recording artists come from families who have a strong musical background. It makes perfect sense, having the exposure and a bit of musical DNA most certainly helps. And how do the offspring of musical legends fair? In the inset photo I love the expression on Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s daughter’s face: it looks to me like a classic “oh dad, just let me play!” But then he is not just any old Dad. Here is a song by father and daughter, David Gilmour with Romany Gilmour – Yes, I Have Ghosts. Another example is Jakob Dylan. I don’t need to explain who his father is and it is a stretch well beyond my imagination as to what it might be like for him to be in the family business.
Growing up with one or both of your parents as musical icons must be very difficult. I can imagine it’s hard to find a way to have your own life and career whether you stay in the world of music or not. At the same time, you have inherited some serious musical DNA, so yeah there is that! Read More »