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Definitive Collection
     

The Definitive Collection

by Tammy Wynette
 
As far as this collection goes, it's excellent but hardly definitive. The reason is that virtually all the duets Tammy Wynette cut with former husband George Jones would have to be included, since nearly all were hit singles. Of the two that are here, one wonders why "We're Not the Jet Set" or their joint

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As far as this collection goes, it's excellent but hardly definitive. The reason is that virtually all the duets Tammy Wynette cut with former husband George Jones would have to be included, since nearly all were hit singles. Of the two that are here, one wonders why "We're Not the Jet Set" or their joint reading of "Walk Through This World with Me" didn't supplant one of them. That said, there are some fine moments here, including her three classic recordings -- "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," "Stand by Your Man," and "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad" -- and some major hits like "Silver Threads and Golden Needles," among others. But why oh why oh why is her embarrassing duet with Sting on "Every Breath You Take" here? It came off badly -- in part because of the writer's overwrought emotionalism in singing the tune. There are far better collections on Sony; seek them out.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/08/1999
Label:
Epic Europe
UPC:
5099749435520
catalogNumber:
494355
Rank:
10248

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tammy Wynette   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

David Allan Coe   Composer
George Jones   Composer
Tammy Wynette   Composer
Dobie Gray   Composer
Dan Hill   Composer
Sting   Composer
Max D. Barnes   Composer
Barry Mann   Composer
Carmol Taylor   Composer
Troy Seals   Composer
Bobby Braddock   Composer
Curly Putman   Composer
George Richey   Composer
Billy Sherrill   Composer
Glenn Sutton   Composer
C. Taylor   Composer
Rafe Van Hoy   Composer
Norro Wilson   Composer
Earl Montgomery   Composer

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