The curtain is preparing to close on the Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, Presented by Great American Country Television Network, which opened in the Country Musc Hall of Fame and Museum’s East Gallery on August 20, 2010. In anticipation of the exhibit’s June 12 wrap date, the Museum has planned a lineup of Wynette-themed programs, including a series of film screenings and a special program starring Georgette Jones on Saturday, May 28.
Born Virginia Wynette Pugh on May 5, 1942, Tammy wrote and sang honest and autobiographical songs about suffering. heartbreak, strength and survival. Her body of work includes 20 No. 1 hits that continue to resonate with fans. She was formally inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998. Georgette is the daughter of Tammy and George Jones. She made her first musical appearance beside her parents at age three and her first recording at 10 with her father. She will perform some of her mother’s most popular songs as well as original numbers and will also discuss her mother’s impact on country music. She will stick around to sign autographs in the Museum’s store after the show.
A complete list of events to close Tammy’s exhibit:
Sunday, May 1, 2:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Selected Tammy Wynette performances from the 1960s and 1970s
Sunday, May 8, 2:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Tammy Wynette on the Johnny Cash Show (1970)
Sunday, May 15, 2:00 p.m.
Film Screening: The Tammy Wynette Special (1982)
Saturday, May 28, 2:00 p.m.
Concert and Interview: Georgette Jones
Sunday, May 29, 2:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Tammy Wynette on Austin City Limits (1985)
Sunday, June 5, 2:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Hee Haw featuring Tammy Wynette and George Jones (1974)
Sunday, June 12, 3:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Full Access: On Tour with George and Tammy (1995)