Loretta Lynn to Receive Inaugural ‘Legend’ Award at Billboard’s Women in Music 2015
, groundbreaking country music singer-songwriter, has been announced as the recipient of Billboard
‘s first-ever Women in Music “Legend” award.
The award, which will be presented at Billboard’s 2015 Women in Music event on Dec. 11 in New York City, honors Lynn’s historic contributions to the industry and artistry of American music, which has established her among the highest class of performers.
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LORETTA LYNN ANNOUNCES NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘FULL CIRCLE’ PRE-ORDER NOW
‘FULL CIRCLE’ TO BE RELEASED MARCH 4, 2016 ON LEGACY RECORDINGS
Legacy Recordings will release FULL CIRCLE, the first new studio album in over ten years from American music icon Loretta Lynn, on March 4, 2016. Produced by Patsy Lynn Russell and John Carter Cash, and recorded at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee, FULL CIRCLE takes listeners on a journey through Loretta’s musical story, from the Appalachian folk songs and gospel music she learned as a child, to new interpretations of her classic hits and country standards, to songs newly-written for the project. Drawing inspiration from personal memories and deep connections to American music, Lynn’s 13 new recordings capture the essence of these songs in intimate new performances. FULL CIRCLE is available for pre-order now at Amazon Music: http://smarturl.it/ll_fc_amzncd?IQid=ws.ll
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LORETTA LYNN LISTED IN MAY #MOSTBEAUTIFUL ISSUE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE
Look for Loretta Lynn inside the Special Double issue #MostBeautiful along side her granddaughter, Talya Lynn. On shelves now.
Look for Loretta in People’s Most Beautiful Issue with granddaughter, Tayla Lynn
check out Loretta’s post on Instagram.
Third Man Announce White Stripes’ Loretta Lynn Covers 7″, Van Lear Rose Deluxe Reissue
The latest installment of Third Man’s Vault subscription series
is centered around country icon Loretta Lynn
. They’re releasing a deluxe edition vinyl reissue of her 2004 Jack White
-produced album Van Lear Rose
, a 7″ featuring two White Stripes
covers of Lynn’s songs, and a whole lot more. Hear a snippet of their “Rated X” cover above.
The White Stripes recorded their cover of “Rated X” in Detroit in 2000—it was originally intended to be a B-side to their cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”. The B-side is the band’s cover of Lynn’s “Whispering Sea”, which was performed at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Wash. back in August 2005. It’s pressed on white vinyl.
Van Lear Rose
comes with a previously unreleased track from the album’s sessions called “Just to Have You Back”. It’s pressed on gold vinyl and comes in a fancy sleeve featuring gold foil embossing.
The package also includes an exclusive DVD featuring new interviews with White and Lynn, plus more archival footage. There’s also a custom foil-stamped and embossed postcard, unused photos from the album’s artwork sessions, and an enamel rose pin featuring the real-life rose called Loretta Lynn Van Lear.
There are a bunch of other perks to subscribing to Third Man’s Vault. Find more info here
Watch Lynn perform “Portland, Oregon” with White on “Letterman”: