This was TRUE female/girl power. None of the false and aggressive bravado, but lifting your chin, and showing your tear stained face, admitting your broken heart, and carrying on with dignity. What an amazing woman.
Tammy Wynette’s “Til I Can Make It On My Own” is a classic country ballad released in 1976. The song was written by Wynette, George Richey, and Billy Sherrill, and produced by Sherrill.
The song is a powerful expression of self-reliance and resilience, with Wynette’s rich voice delivering the lyrics with a depth of emotion that captures the heart. The song’s haunting melody and lush arrangement create a sense of melancholy and longing, adding to the power of Wynette’s performance.
In “Til I Can Make It On My Own,” Wynette sings about the challenges of moving on from a failed relationship and learning to stand on her own two feet. She acknowledges the pain and loneliness she feels, but also expresses her determination to keep going and build a better life for herself.
The song was a massive hit for Wynette, reaching #1 on the country charts and earning her widespread critical acclaim. It remains one of the most beloved country songs of all time, a testament to Wynette’s skill as a songwriter and performer, as well as her ability to speak to the universal experiences of love, loss, and resilience.
Despite Wynette’s tragic death in 1998, her music continues to inspire and move audiences around the world. “Til I Can Make It On My Own” stands as a timeless classic of the country music genre, a testament to the enduring power of great songwriting and unforgettable performances.