By John Wirt – Baton Rouge Advocate Marking the 50th anniversary of Loretta Lynn’s chart debut,a passel of younger singers picked by the country queen recorded new versions of her classic songs for this tribute disc. Lynn joins in, too, singing verses and harmony with Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crowfor her signature song, “Coal Miner’s […]
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by Margaret Renkl – Nashville Scene Loretta Lynn was born in an Appalachian coal-mining community so far from the rhinestones of Nashville there wasn’t so much as a dirt road for getting down the mountain. People entered Butcher Holler, Ky., by way of a footpath, and they almost never left. Lynn did, of course — […]
“You’re Lookin’ at Country” singer, the legendary Loretta Lynn celebrates her 50-year anniversary in the country music industry. CMT Insider caught up with her for an exclusive interview as she opens up about her career, life and new tribute album, Coal Miner’s Daughter, where she worked with artists like Miranda Lambert, Sheryl Crow and more.
Crystal Gayle, Marty Stuart, John Carter Cash Honor the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” by Whitney Self – CMT.com On her green-pastured ranch about 75 miles west of Nashville in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., country music icon Loretta Lynn sat smiling in front of nearly 100 journalists, music industry peers and family members gathered inside her 18,000-square-foot Coal […]