A “COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER” SINGS FOR AMERICA

Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter” gave a voice to marginalized Americans. This story was originally covered by PRI’s Studio360. For more, listen to the audio here. In 1970, a country song about growing up in hard times in the in the Appalachian Mountains hit number one on Billboard’s country music charts. The success of “Coal […]

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