Jack Greene
Jan Howard
Faye Dunaway
(Movies & TV)
Hank Cochran
Del Reeves
Dottie West
Beth Moore

See also

Jeannie Seely

Knowledge Identifier: +Jeannie_Seely


Jeannie Seely

American country music singer and Grand Ole Opry star add

Category: Music

Born in 1940.

Countries: United States (75%), Tennessee (19%), South Carolina (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jack Greene, Jan Howard, Faye Dunaway

Linked to: Columbia Records, Decca Records, Broadcast Music Incorporated




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Jeannie Seely was born in 1940 add something


After she graduated high school in 1958, Seely worked in her hometown's bank add something


Upon the encouragement of Country singer Dottie West , she finally took Cochran's advice in 1965 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee add something


Seely was initially turned down by every record label in town; however one record label offered Seely a recording contract in early 1966 add something


She is best known for her 1966 Grammy award-winning Country hit, "Don't Touch Me", which peaked at No. 2 on the country charts add something


In September, 1967 Seely joined the Grand Ole Opry, a lifelong dream of hers, where today she still remains a member add something


In March 1967, Seely won the Grammy award for "Best Female Country Vocal Performance" for "Don't Touch Me", becoming only the third female country singer to win the award add something


Another album released in 1968, titled, "Little Things" produced a Top 30 hit, "Welcome Home to Nothing" add something


For the rest of the decade, Seely enjoyed only one other Top 10, titled, "I'll Love You More " in 1968 add something


Seely only stayed under Monument until late 1968, before switching over to Decca records in 1969 add something


Seely has produced numerous country hits, from the 60s into the mid-70s, including duets with Jack Greene like 1969's "I Wish I Didn't Have to Miss You" add something


While moving over to Decca in 1969, Seely teamed up with fellow Country star, Jack Greene add something


Their single hit No. 2 on the Billboard Country charts in 1970 and No. 1 on all the other major Country charts, making the duo one of the most successful duet pairings of the early 1970s add something


Jack Greene - In 1970, Jack gained a duet and a touring partner in Jeannie Seely, and together they had a number 2 hit with the song "Wish I Didn't Have To Miss You"


In 1972, they released a new album entitled, "Two for the Show" add something


In 1973, Decca became MCA records add something


The first single was released in 1973, which was "Can I Sleep in Your Arms" add something


The follow-up to the Top 10 came with "Lucky Ladies" in 1974, which came close to hitting the Top 10, peaking in the Top 15 add something


While under MCA, Seely's material got more sexual and riskier like 1975's "First Time" and 1976's "Since I Met You Boy" add something


After just getting started under a new record company, Seely was involved in a serious near-fatal automobile accident in 1977, which almost caused her career to come abruptly to an end add something


By late 1977, Seely's chart success was already fading from the public view add something


In early 1977, Seely switched labels again, this time to Columbia records add something


In the early 1980s, Seely continued to record and perform add something


Hank Cochran - Cochran was married five times, Jeannie Seely was his fourth bride, and Suzi his fifth, from 1982


Seely became the first female Country singer to host half-hour segments of the Grand Ole Opry, first starting in 1985, when Country singer Del Reeves was caught in a snowstorm add something


Chris Marion - Since moving to Nashville, Tennessee in 1987, Marion has toured with the likes of Steven Curtis Chapman, Tony Elenburg, Shenandoah, Beth Moore and Jeannie Seely of the Grand Ole Opry


In 1988, she published her own book, titled "Pieces of a Puzzled Mind" add something


In the early 90s, Seely continued to try new things, including playing Danny Shirley's mother in the music video for Confederate Railroad's 1993 No. 1 hit, "Trashy Woman" add something


Lorrie Morgan has recorded one of Seely's compositions for her 1997 album, "Shakin' Things Up" add something


Seely has played at Dolly Parton's "Dollywood" and served as Brad Paisley's date for the 2000 CMA awards show add something


Jan Howard - In 2002, Howard made her acting debut in the feature film "Changing Hearts" starring Faye Dunaway, which featured Howard's friend and country singer, Jeannie Seely


In 2003, Seely appeared in the movie "Changing Hearts" starring Faye Dunaway add something


In Fall 2003, Seely released a new album, which was marketed towards Bluegrass music titled "Life's Highway", which received high critical acclaim add something


On Monday, May 3, 2010, Seely posted on her official Facebook page that she had lost her home along Nashville, Tennessee's Cumberland River, car, clothes and personal possessions as a result of the 2010 Nashville, Tennessee Flood add something


On Saturday, November 10, 2010, Jeannie Seely married attorney, Gene Ward add something


"Written in Song" was chosen as one of the most anticipated albums of 2017 by The Boot add something


On January 13, 2017, Jeannie Seely will release a new album, her first in 6 years, titled "Written in Song" add something


Seely celebrated her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on September 16, 2017 and is one of only three living women to have reached this milestone add something


Jan Howard - In 2017, Howard, alongside Jessi Colter, appeared on Jeannie Seely's album Written In Song, singing on the track "We're Still Hangin' In There Ain't We Jessi"


On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Jeannie Seely among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something