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George and Tammy: Season 1 Soundtrack

December 20, 2022 12:55 pm GMT
Last Edited June 5, 2023 10:30 pm GMT

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After the immense success of Yellowstone, Paramount continues to mine country music for more on-screen hits.

Its latest offering is George and Tammy, an addictive miniseries that examines the intertwined lives of one of country music's most iconic couples, George Jones and Tammy Wynette.

The first episode debuted on December 4 on Paramount, Showtime and CMT simultaneously, with the popular series coming to a bittersweet close on January 8.

Fittingly, George Jones and Tammy Wynette's daughter, Georgette Jones, makes an appearance during the finale as a back-up singer while the duo sing ‘Lost Highway’. George and Tammy is largely based on Georgette Jones’ 2011 memoir, The Three Of Us: Growing Up With Tammy and George.

Their tumultuous relationship and the drama that ensued inevitably makes for brilliant viewing, with Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon adopting the roles of the country legends.

Over the course of their married life, which began in 1969, Jones and Wynette were country music's power couple. However, it was no secret that Jones' alcoholism was putting a strain on the relationship, which eventually deteriorated in 1975.

The duo recorded a number of timeless classics, both during their marriage and long after, such as ‘Golden Ring’ and ‘We're Gonna Hold On’.

The vulnerability of their musical output, the subject matter of which would often reflect the struggles that the couple were facing outside the studio, catapulted their releases to the top of the country charts.

Since then, alongside their stellar solo careers, George Jones and Tammy Wynette's collaborations are widely considered to be some of the most valuable jewels in country music history.

Listen to Holler's up-to-date George and Tammy Soundtrack: The Best Songs Playlist below:


Here's the full list of songs featured on the George and Tammy Season 1 soundtrack so far:

Episode 1 - The Race

George Jones & The Smokey Mountain Boys - Wabash Cannonball

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - The Race Is On

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - White Lightning

George Jones - Root Beer

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Apartment No. 9

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Why Baby Why

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - D-I-V-O-R-C-E

George Jones - When The Grass Grows Over Me

Merle Haggard & The Strangers - Green Green Grass Of Home

Episode 2 - Stand By Your Man

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Rollin’ In My Sweet Baby's Arms

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - I Don't Wanna Play House

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Beneath Still Waters

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Take Me

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Stand By Your Man

Episode 3 - We're Gonna Hold On

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Something To Brag About

David Mansfield - George & Tammy Main Theme

Hank Williams & The Drifting Cowboys - Lovesick Blues

Gram Parsons - Ooh Las Vegas

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - We're Gonna Hold On

Episode 4 - The Grand Tour

Loretta Lynn - Country Christmas

Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man

Loretta Lynn - Christmas Without Daddy

Waylon Jennings - Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way

Brenda Lee - This Time of the Year

Loretta Lynn - I Won't Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Run, Woman, Run

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - The Grand Tour

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - ‘Til I Get It Right

Episode 5 - Two Story House

Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - We Go Together

Cast - You and Me

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Two Story House

Bobbie Gentry - Fancy

Cast - Nothing Between My Soul and My Savior

Willie Nelson - Whiskey River

Cast - The Race Is On

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - The Door

Episode 6 - Justified & Ancient

The Maggots - (Let's Get, Let's Get) Tammy Wynette

Lefty Frizzell - How Far Down Can I Go

Cast - He Stopped Loving Her Today

The KLF - Justified & Ancient (Make Mine a 99 (12″ A Side))

Billy Ray Cyrus - Achey Breaky Heart

Cast - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Golden Ring

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Help Me Make It Through The Night

Jessica Chastain & Michael Shannon - Lost Highway

George and Tammy is available to watch via Showtime and Paramount+, with new episodes airing every Sunday.

Written by Maxim Mower
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