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Growing Up with Tammy and George

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Georgette Jones, daughter of country music stars George Jones and Tammy Wynette, talks about her famous parents and what it was like growing up in a broken family living in the glare of the public spotlight. In The Three of Us: Growing Up with Tammy and George she recounts her parents divorce and Tammy’s descent into prescription pill addiction and untimely death at the age of 55. Georgette also writes of her broken relationship with her father and what it took for them to come back together.

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Georgette Jones
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Comments [3]

Liz Main

Love McDonough's Tammy Wynette book...utterly authentic, told with wit and wisdom

Jul. 06 2011 09:04 PM
Mdubs from 10019

Lopate, are you a child of divorce?

Jul. 06 2011 03:04 PM
William from Manhattan

What a good guest - I appreciated Ms Jones's discussion of "Stand By Your Man"

Jul. 06 2011 01:22 PM

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