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.
Recently, while doing some research I was reminded that the history of ranking and rating recording artists really does give women the short shrift. My next post will be on May 6, it’s the third anniversary of writing my blog and a bit too close to Mother’s Day for this topic. So I’m getting ahead of that to celebrate Women (and many of them mothers) in music. A clue on Jeopardy also piqued my interest to dedicate a post. It was from April 7, 2021, “Last name of Fanny, seen here, (picture shown) some of her compositions were originally published under her brother Felix’s name” and a contestant got it right, I however had no answer. I will get to that a bit later.
First we need to define the word sexism. From various dictionary sources I can summarize by saying that broadly it means to stereotype by gender or gender roles. It is also used in the context of describing misogyny, dislike and hatred toward women.Read More »