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George Jones & Tammy Wynette: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, November 1995

LONG AGO, in the days before hats and hi-tech rednecks, country music was a soap opera and George Jones and Tammy Wynette were its Dirty Den and Angie Watts. Twenty years on from their messy divorce they've combined forces for one last trawl through all those brazenly quasi-autobiographical hits.

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