Thursday, April 7, 2011
Stand by Your Man
The famous song is honored, and questions are raised. 'Tammy Wynette's "Stand by Your Man," "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," and Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" are among 25 songs that will be preserved by the Library of Congress... The inclusion of Wynette's 1968 hit on this year's list is bound to cause some controversy, as it's been criticized for promoting a traditional, subservient view of a woman's role in marriage. "Tell the world you love him," Wynette sang. "Keep giving all the love you can. Stand by your man." ' More...
Posted by Jim Menick at 2:22 PM