May 05, 2015
By Valerie Massie
On May 5th 1942, Tammy Wynette, US Country singer, was born. She has the 1968 US No.19 and 1975 UK No.1 single ‘Stand By Your Man’.
Known as the first lady of country music, she had the 1991 hit with The KLF ‘Justified and Ancient’ which became a No. 1 hit in eighteen countries. She died from cardiac arrhythmia aged 55, on 6th April 1998.
Source: This Day in Music