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Tammy Wynette - 20 Greatest Hits

Tammy WynetteAudio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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  • Audio CD (January 1, 1996)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Tee Vee Records
  • ASIN: B000003OO5
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
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1. You And Me
2. Stand By Your Man
3. 'Til I Can Make It On My Own
4. D-I-V-O-R-C-E
5. Singing My Song
6. Kids Say The Darndest Things
7. Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
8. Womanhood
9. One Of A Kind
10. I'll See Him Through
11. Bedtime Story
12. I Don't Wanna Play House
13. Take Me To Your World
14. Apartment #9
15. The Ways To Love A Man
16. When He Loves Me (He Loves Me All The Way)
17. Run, Woman, Run
18. Good Lovin' (Makes It Right)
19. My Man (Understands)
20. 'Til I Get It Right

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A score of unforgettable hits by the late great First Lady of Country Music. Includes Stand by Your Man; I Don't Wanna Play House; D-I-V-O-R-C-E; Take Me to Your World; Run, Woman, Run; 'Til I Get It Right; You and Me; Kids Say the Darndest Things; 'Til I Can Make It on My Own; Singing My Song; The Ways to Love a Man; Bedtime Story; My Man (Understands) , and more.

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43 of 44 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
Tammy Wynette was the country queen of unstable domesticity. Her tear-stained voice conveyed the effects a rocky marriage has on the kids in such sagas as "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," "Bedtime Story," "I Don't Wanna Play House," and "Kids Say The Darndest Things." She'd try her best to make a relationship work, as evidenced on her signature tune "Stand By Your Man" and "Run Woman Run," but when that wasn't ultimately possible, she would resign herself to getting on with her life the best way she knew how, be it hesitantly ("Til I Can Make It On My Own," "Til I Get It Right"), regretfully ("One Of A Kind," "You And Me"), or defiantly ("Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad"). Tammy did record quite a few thoroughly upbeat hits, such as the rousing "Good Lovin' (Makes It Right)" and "Singing My Song," but it is the heartbreakers that Tammy did better than anyone and for which she will always be associated.
This collection - the strongest single Wynette disc available - contains twenty of her best solo singles - including all of those mentioned above - released between 1966 (her debut "Apartment # 9") and 1978 (the defiant "Womanhood"), the lone major omission from this period being her spinetingling "Another Lonely Song." Thus, none of her celebrated collaborations with George Jones (get their collection 16 Biggest Hits) or even David Houston (on "My Elusive Dreams") are found here, nor such latterday solo toe-tappers as 1979's "They Call It Making Love" and 1982's "Another Chance." Until an expanded single disc of Tammy's best comes along, the only place to get all of these recordings in one place is her box set Tears of Fire (which contains a lot of filler).
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22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tammy you will be missed July 3, 2002
By Corey
Format:Audio CD
This is an awesome collection. However if you want the definitive collection go buy Tears of Fire. The only reason I bought this Tammy Wynette collection is because Tears of Fire didn't have my favoite song "Womanhood" on it and this one does. Tammy is very missed around the world by her millions of fans. Sometimes known as "The First Lady of Country Music" and also "The Queen of Heartache". She was called the latter because her voice often trembled and shook when she sang making her sound like she was about to cry. Also for the type of songs she wrote and sang. Of course I had heard Tammy's biggest hit "Stand By Your Man" before but the song that made me like her was a duet she sang with George Jones called "Golden Ring". If you really like Tammy Wynette or just want to pay tribute to her life and death, I urge you to buy this album. Thank You, A 14 year old boy named Corey Goodbye Tammy
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well, there's that voice. July 3, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
Tammy "I got my tears in my throat" Wynette has one of the greatest voices in country music history. What can you say about the woman who swallows parts of her words? But I love that voice, and this collection captures the best of the early parts and the most commercially era. What can one say about her classics like "Stand By Your Man" and "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" that hasn't been said before? Tammy is one of the important artists in country music and this captures most of her best hits from the early era. There will never be a voice like that again.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Still One Of The Most Honest Sounds Going June 19, 2009
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I have never been particularly enthusiastic about country music and as a teenager during the 1970s I rejected it entirely. I held Tammy Wynette, whose last name I inevitably pronounced as "Whine-ette," in particular contempt. But over the years I've come to appreciate a number of key country music singers, and today I find Tammy Wynette among them.

It is widely assumed that Patsy Cline was a great star at the time of her 1963 death, but this is not quite the truth. Country music of the 1950s was pretty much a man's game, and while a great many recognized Cline's talents she was still often regarded as "the girl singer in the show." The first wave of major country music women came a bit later on in the 1960s, with Wynette among them.

Wynette's vocals were distinctly nasal and twangy but they also possessed a dreamy, romantic quality. Given the era and her blonde prettiness, this was a quality upon which her handlers quickly capitalized, and the result was a series of popular songs that could be best described as domestic drama weepers. In truth, Wynette's material was often second rate in terms of melody and lyrics--what distinguished them was Wynette herself. Her voice and the way she uses it is distinct, unique, unlike that of any other singer. She also possesses absolute honesty. There are no tricks, no glosses, no studio patch-ups, no pretense.

Wynette would build her career on sad songs about failed relationships, with "Til I Can Make It On My Own" probably her ultimate recording in the style. It is justly famous as an emotional punch recorded by a singer at the peak of her powers. But it is with more atypical material that her talents truly sparkle.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the Best April 5, 2007
Format:Audio CD
Man could this woman belt it.....country music knows what it's missing when it listens to this...it just don't get any better...Long Live Tammy!
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Published 19 hours ago by susan herman
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
completely happy with supplier
Published 20 days ago by Thomas A. Tambling
5.0 out of 5 stars great
great singer
Published 1 month ago by Craig M. Zacarelli
4.0 out of 5 stars for me
I love the old country songs, Tammy Wynette was not a disappointment, I would recommend this CD, great listening would buy it again
Published 5 months ago by elizabeth
5.0 out of 5 stars Tammy was one of the best artists!
Tammy had a wonderful voice, very clear, and very recognizable! She had so many popular hits! This CD is great!
Published 10 months ago by GJJC
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to listen to .
Beautiful songs and song by a real pro. She didn't distort her voice to impress anyone. Tammy was just the best.
Published 12 months ago by SAS
4.0 out of 5 stars Classic Tammy Wynette
I have long enjoyed Tammy Wynette's music and this album has most of my favorites. I drive a group of veterans to the hospital one hour away and the 20 song format is just about... Read more
Published 14 months ago by CycleBum
4.0 out of 5 stars It's Tammy......
I bought this for a friend, he loves anything she ever sang. So if you like Tammy Wynette you should enjoy this CD.
Published 14 months ago by Lara L R
5.0 out of 5 stars Tammy Wynette - 20 Greatest Hits
Was looking for Tammy's greatest hits and saw this and was able to purchase it. Love listening to it during the day doing housework.
Published 15 months ago by Jackie Leggett
5.0 out of 5 stars Love Tammy!
Don't think there could be a better collection of Tammy's hits. All her great songs, great sound quality. R.I.P Tammy.
Published 15 months ago by B. Tarvin
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