Tammy Wynette

May 5, 1942

Bio: Worked in her family's cotton field as a child. As a young mother, she got her beautician's license in order to support her family, and kept renewing it every year just in case she ever needed to go back to hairdressing. Her first single, 1966's "Apartment No. 9," received the Academy of Country Music's Song of the Year award. Cowrote and recorded "Stand… More

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