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Tammy Wynette’s Heartbroken Persona, Reconsidered

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On July 8, 1968, Tammy Wynette released her third studio album, D-I-V-O-R-C-E. Known for its title track — which was then in the middle of a three-week run at No. 1 atop the country charts — the record became Wynette's first No. 1 album, and highlighted the hot streak the Mississippi native was on at the time.