Country music’s top artists are helping the Grand Ole Opry and country fans celebrate the Opry’s upcoming 80th Birthday with “80 Days of Opry Winning” on the Opry’s just re-launched website, www.opry.com. Don’t miss Loretta on the Opry when she performs Saturday night! You can catch it LIVE on GAC too!
Country music legend talks with Citizen-Times about latest album, more By Laura Blackley CITIZEN-TIMES CORRESPONDENT Loretta Lynn is arguably one of America’s best-known and most beloved cultural icons. The “Coal Miner’s Daughter” forged her own path to success with honest, heart-rending, take-no-guff songs based on her own rags-to-riches life. In a career spanning more than […]
By Jane Dunlap Norris – Daily Progress staff writer While she’s preparing for Saturday’s performance in the new Charlottesville Pavilion, Loretta Lynn is thinking about three dear friends. One is Conway Twitty, her frequent duet partner, who died in 1993. Lynn, who has 27 No. 1 singles to her credit, and Twitty, whose record of […]
BY TOM NETHERLAND -SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTRoads like snakes slice and curve up, up and up into the Eastern Kentucky hills to Butcher Holler. Past tiny houses and a crackling creek, old folks who wave from sagging porches and lazing hound dogs dreaming under willow trees. “That’s our mansion that’s there now. When we got that house, […]
By CARL WILSON Monday, July 25, 2005 Page R5 At the peak of her stardom in the 1960s and 1970s, Loretta Lynn set new standards for female-sexual frankness, not just in country but in pop music generally, with hits such as Rated X and The Pill. But she always made it damn clear she wasn’t […]
Nashville, TN – Music icon Loretta Lynn reunited with Oscar-winner Sissy Spacek at a sold-out concert in Sissy’s hometown of Charlottesville, VA on Saturday, July 30. Twenty-five years ago Sissy traveled the road with Loretta before the making of COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER, a role for which she won an Academy Award for her portrayal of […]
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Loretta Lynn sings to a packed house Sunday at the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend By Nicholas Schmidt SOUTH BEND — Giving a performance that seemed more like a band practice than a gig, Loretta Lynn remained loose and casual, showing a relaxed side not often seen in the professional music business. Perched, […]