George Richey
American country songwriter and record producer
George Richey
George Richey, born George Baker Richardson, was an American songwriter and record producer. He was married to country singer Tammy Wynette from 1978 until her death in 1998, they had no children together. He married television producer, Sheila Slaughter in 2001 until his death 2010, they had one daughter. Tim McGraw sang at their intimate wedding outside of Nashville.
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Top 10 George Jones Songs
KNCI 105.1 - almost 5 years
Rick Diamond, Getty Images When George Jones was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992, Reba McEntire introduced the legend by saying “there are many ways to describe Country Music, but I can do it in just two words: George Jones.” You're about to take a journey through Country Music history with our list of the Top 10 George Jones songs. From 1964's 'The Race Is On' to 1980's 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' and the triumphant come-back of 1999's 'Choices,' these are not only the greatest hits from the man known as “the Possum” — these are some of country music's greatest hits overall.   When George Jones was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992, Reba McEntire introduced the legend by saying “there are many ways to describe Country Music, but I can do it in just two words: George Jones.” 10 'I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair' From ‘Walls Can Fall’ (1992)     Many fans consider ‘I Don’t Need ...
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Fire Claims Two Lives - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
The Gladewater Fire Department was not only battling the Hwy 135 fire, but also fires at Locker Plant Road and George Richey Road. More than 2000 acres burned across East Texas as fires raged in Gregg, Harrison, Rusk, and Upshur Counties
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Gregg County jailers among recipients of raises as commissioners pass budget - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
A survey of public sentiment on such a facility is set to be unveiled sometime next month, Stoudt said, adding that infrastructure items such as the county's contribution to a George Richey Road extension took priority over the entertainment venue
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TxDOT broadcast available at Tyler, Atlanta offices - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
It is not known for which specific projects, including George Richey Road, for which the money is being aside. The eight-county Tyler District is up for $32.556 million in Prop 12 funding for transportation projects, while $91.322 millions is being
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City of Longview to install new sidewalks as part of streets bond plan - KYTX
Google News - over 5 years
A few months from now, construction will begin for sidewalks on Magnolia lane, Cotton and Green streets; also around Foster Middle School, downtown, and the new George Richey Extension. It's all part of a plan that'll make walking safer for people like
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TXDOT Engineer earns national recognition - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
As member of the Longview Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board, he is instrumental in local leaders' plans to advance construction of George Richey Road as another east-west thoroughfare in North Longview. "I credit the leadership he has
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Keep Longview Beautiful reports increase in litter - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Section 5, which included Pine Tree Road, George Richey Road and portions of West Loop 281, saw only a slight rise at 1.3 this year, up from just 1.2 last year. “The results of these yearly litter checks help us determine exactly where to concentrate
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NASHVILLE SKYLINE: The Life Saga of George Jones and Tammy Wynette's Only Child - CMT.com
Google News - over 5 years
After she discovered that Tammy's last husband, George Richey, had been siphoning off the child support payments George Jones had been sending her -- money she thought Jones had not been providing -- she realized her father really did love her
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Georgette Jones: Standin' by mom and dad - Washington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Georgette seems to hold a special, though apparently deserved, animosity for the fifth and final husband, the late George Richey, a songwriter and producer Tammy married in 1978 while “heavily sedated with Demerol.” He was verbally and physically
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High-end Green Hills retailer files for bankruptcy - Nashville Post (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
The store also owes $167477 to Sheila Richey, the widow of George Richey, a record producer and widower of Tammy Wynette. At least six collections cases are pending against the store in Davidson County, according to the filing
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The 10 Most Memorable Music Divorces - Exclaim! (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Luckily, this story has a happy ending: Wynette remained married to her fifth husband, George Richey, for 20 years before her death in 1998. Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger was with Jerry Hall for over 20 years, and they had four children before
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BE NEIGHBORLY - Zanesville Times Recorder
Google News - almost 6 years
George Richey will celebrate his 86th birthday Monday. Send cards to 1935 W. Union Road, Norwich 43767. Irene Shipley Mautz, formerly of Roseville, will celebrate her 80th birthday Friday. Send cards to Chestnut Hill, 5055 Thomposn Road, Apt. 206,
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BE NEIGHBORLY - Zanesville Times Recorder
Google News - almost 6 years
George Richey will celebrate his 86th birthday Monday. Send cards to 1935 West Union Road, Norwich 43767. » Linda and David Walter will celebrate their 40th anniversary Saturday. Send cards to 845 Western Ave. » John and Mary Hahn will celebrate their
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FOOD; Country Comfort
NYTimes - over 13 years
The first time I interviewed Tammy Wynette, I was greeted at the kitchen door by her fifth husband, George Richey, who was in the process of making sausage with biscuits and gravy, a classic combination. Richey's biscuits were homemade, and his gravy was ''cream,'' the kind made with milk and flour and sausage grease. Cream gravy looks a little too
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Tammy Wynette Eulogized by Fellow Singers
NYTimes - almost 19 years
A public memorial service for Tammy Wynette, the country singer, ended today with Lorrie Morgan bringing a crowd of 1,500 to tears and then to its feet with a rendition of ''Stand by Your Man,'' Ms. Wynette's signature song. A large portrait of Ms. Wynette was center stage and a spotlight was fixed on it. Loretta Lynn was scheduled to perform but
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Tammy Wynette, Country Singer Known For 'Stand by Your Man,' Is Dead at 55
NYTimes - almost 19 years
Tammy Wynette, whose 1968 hit ''Stand By Your Man'' established her as a queen of country music, died on Monday in her sleep at her home in Nashville. She was 55. She recorded more than 50 albums and sold more than 30 million recordings. Ms. Wynette, who had a history of health problems, is believed to have died of a blood clot, said her publicist,
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Tammy Wynette, Country Star Known For 'Stand by Your Man,' Dies at 55
NYTimes - almost 19 years
Tammy Wynette, whose 1968 hit ''Stand By Your Man'' established her as a queen of country music, died yesterday in her sleep at her home in Nashville. She was 55. Ms. Wynette had a history of health problems. The cause of death was believed to be a blood clot, said Evelyn Shriver, a spokeswoman for the singer. In her 25-year career, Ms. Wynette
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of George Richey
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 74
    Richey died peacefully on July 31, 2010, following a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    More Details Hide Details His death came without publicity and there was no public memorial, per his request. He was buried peacefully in Nashville near Wynette.
  • 2001
    Age 65
    He married television producer, Sheila Slaughter in 2001, and remained with her until his death 2010; they had one daughter.
    More Details Hide Details Tim McGraw sang at their intimate wedding outside of Nashville. Richey was a mainstay of the Nashville country music community since the 1960s through his songwriting and record production. Head of Columbia records. In the 1970s, he wrote many major hits for future wife Tammy Wynette and Wynette's then-husband, George Jones, including Jones' "A Picture of Me (Without You)" and "The Grand Tour," and Wynette's "'Til I Can Make It On My Own" and "You and Me", among many other artists. Richey served as the musical director for the television show Hee Haw from 1970 to 1977. Upon marrying Wynette, Richey served as Wynette's manager during the 1980s. George retreated from public life after marrying Sheila Slaughter, a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and successful television producer and host. In the end, he became a social media advocate with his highly popular Facebook page "DON'T SMOKE, DON'T SMOKE, DON'T SMOKE, IT WILL DESTROY YOUR LIFE".
  • FORTIES
  • 1978
    Age 42
    He was married to country singer Tammy Wynette from 1978 until her death in 1998, they had no children together.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Born
    Born on November 30, 1935.
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