Flashback: Hear Tammy Wynette’s Spellbinding Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’

Flashback: Hear Tammy Wynette’s Spellbinding Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
In 1968, Tammy Wynette recorded one of her signature songs, the Bobby Braddock-Curly Putman classic, “D-i-v-o-r-c-e.” Serving as the title tune from Wynette’s third solo LP, the single — as well as the album — topped the charts, and would prove prophetic as Wynette’s second husband, songwriter Don Chapel, filed for divorce from the singer in October 1968.

While Wynette’s subsequent albums, beginning with 1969’s Stand By Your Man, would often feature her songwriting efforts, D-i-v-o-r-c-e consisted of several contemporary cover songs, including an “answer” version to the Bobby Goldsboro crossover hit “Honey,
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