(USA TODAY) -- Apparently, love couldn't keep them together.
People is reporting that Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon, better known to millions as the 1970s singing group The Captain & Tennille, are divorcing after 39 years of marriage.
A statement on CaptainandTennille.netappears to confirm that a split is in the offing:
"Until Thursday, January 16th, 2014, when Toni Tennile met with a DIVORCE ATTORNEY, in
TMZ spoke by phone with Dragon, 71, who seemed blindsided by the break-up. "I don't know why she filed. I gotta figure it out for myself first."
Dragon and Tennille met in the early 1970s and married in 1974. Their first big hit, the Neil Sedaka-penned Love Will Keep Us Together, stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard charts for nine weeks in 1975. Among their other big hits were Do That to Me One More Time and