Nashville Scene By RANDY FOX You might think a country music legend like Loretta Lynn has earned the right to expect continued success — or at least rest on her laurels — but there’s nary a trace of “star” entitlement in her voice. Talking to her is like a phone call from your favorite aunt. […]
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 — […]
Loretta is named #1 in four categories of a nationwide critics poll in the current (January 27) issue of the Nashville Scene including Artist of the Year, Album, Female Vocalist and Songwriter as well as placing two songs, “Portland, Oregon” (#2) and “Miss Being Mrs.” (#10) on the top singles list.
Loretta’s in the current October 7 issue of the Nashville Scene. The Scene features the “Best of Nashville” with Van Lear Rose selected as Best Country Album. It reads… Lynn’s best album in 30 years, and the first in which she wrote every song, may have been inexcusably snubbed by the Country Music Association, but […]