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 […]
slideshow Video Clip Windows Media Quicktime Loretta took home not one, but two Grammy’s at last night’s event! She won “Best Country Album of the Year” for Van Lear Rose and “Best Country Collaboration with Vocals” for Portland Oregon, her duet with Jack White. Congratulations Loretta!
COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME LEGEND LORETTA LYNN DONATES “VAN LEAR ROSE” MANUSCRIPT TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM COLLECTION
Van Lear Rose, a spotlight exhibit celebrating the artistic re-birth of American popular culture icon Loretta Lynn, opens at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Friday, February 4, for a three-month run. Included in the spotlight is the manuscript for “Van Lear Rose,” the title song from Lynn’s 2004 CD release, which […]
Country music’s First Lady sings about her mama (“the rose”), the coal mine her daddy worked in (Van Lear) and many more Loretta-esque tales. Producer Jack White did away with the slick production, so when you look at Lynn you really are lookin’ at country.. Click here for more!