Stand By Your Man

Album: Stand By Your Man (1968)
Charted: 1 19
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  • Sometimes its hard to be a woman
    Givin´ all your love to just one man
    You´ll have bad times
    And he´ll have good times
    Doin´ things that you don´t understand

    But if you love him you´ll forgive him
    Even though he´s hard to understand
    And if you love him
    Oh, be proud of him
    ´Cause, after all, he´s just a man

    Stand by your man
    Give him two arms to cling to
    And something warm to come to
    When nights are cold and lonely

    Stand by your man
    And show the world you love him
    Keep givin´ all the love you can
    Stand by your man [Repeat: x 2]

Comments: 9

  • Van Dijk.grada from Greece.One of the. Greatest songs and can make me cry with the nice sweet memories.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyGuitarist Jimmy Capps, member of the 'Grand Ole Opry' house band for more than 50 years, passed away on June 2nd, 2020 at the age of 81...
    Mr. Capps played on Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man”, Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler”, George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and Conway Twitty's "The Rose"...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer: http://www.oldiesmusic.com/news.htm
    Country producer Billy Sherrill, who gave us such crossover hits as Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" (#19-1969, which he co-wrote with Tammy) and "Behind Closed Doors" (#15-1973) and "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World" (#1-1973) from Charlie Rich, died Tuesday (August 4) following a short illness at his Nashville home...
    He was 78...
    Billy was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2008...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 23rd 1970, Candi Staton's covered version of "Stand By your Man" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #99; and on November 8th, 1970 it peaked at #24 {for 1 week} and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #4 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1969 and 1986 she had fourteen records make the R&B Singles chart; eight made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Young Hearts Run Free" for one week in 1976...
    Ms. Staton, born Canzetta Maria Staton, with celebrate her 75th birthday this coming March 13th {2015}.
  • Howard from St. Louis Park, MnI remember the scene in The Blues Brothers when Jake and Elwood were performing in a rowdy country-western bar and they were constantly hit by bottles and other objects. So in order to quiet down the crowd, they decided to sing Stand By Your Man and it worked.

    On another note, Ronne Milsap later recorded a song titled I'm a Stand By My Woman Man.
  • Hank 3 from Somewhere In The Deep Woods, TnLyle Lovett and his large band also recorded it
  • Mark from Byrdstown, TnA CMT countdown poll had this song as the number 1 country song of all time.Number 2 was "He Stopped Loving her Today" By George Jones.Im not sure I agree with that order.

    David Allan Coe has recorded "Stand By Your Man" from the standpoint of a single dad giving his daughter advice on things "that might make us both a bit uncomfortable" - a bit creepy,like Coe himself.

    Carrie Underwood has also butchered this song.
  • Sally from South Orange, NjThe best version of this song is the one by the Blues Brothers. No question.
  • Joshua from Twin Cities, MnIn the 1995 James Bond movie GoldenEye, this is being sung (to use the word loosely) by a cabaret singer at a St. Petersburg club as Bond (played by Pierce Brosnan) arrives to meet the club's owner, a Russian mobster. After a few seconds of listening to her sing, Bond asks the mobster "Who's strangling the cat?" although it's not clear whether this was meant as a genuine put-down of the singer or whether he just wanted her off the stage so he and the mobster could continue their meeting undisturbed.
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