Note: This is an opinion piece. The opinions are only that of the author and do not reflect the site as a whole. Thank you. My mother has been a huge fan of Loretta Lynn for as long as I can remember. I grew up listening to Ms. Lynn’s music on the turntable stereo system.
Reba McEntire has won multiple Grammys and was CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1986. But even with all of her accolades, Reba still gets starstruck. She recently opened up about what it meant to her to sing with the legendary Loretta Lynn. Loretta Lynn’s New Album Features Familiar Voices March is Women’s History Month.
When Carrie Underwood won American Idol in 2005, she had no idea her career would explode. She’s well on her way to icon status now, but she still respects those who helped pave the way. Arguably, Loretta Lynn did more than pave – she bulldozed through to make a path for herself and other female
When Loretta Lynn got her first guitar, she didn’t even know how to play it. The guitar was a gift from her husband, Oliver “Doolittle” Lynn. History.com reports that the guitar cost just $17, but it became invaluable to the aspiring singer. She taught herself how to play the guitar while raising her children. Loretta
Loretta Lynn has seen first-hand the progress women have made in society. And she sang many songs about it. The 1960s and ‘70s were an important milestone for women, with the invention of the birth control pill and the women’s liberation movement. In 1975, Loretta Lynn released the aptly titled song “The Pill.” The song
Loretta Lynn was all about Girl Power before Girl Power was cool. She has been breaking boundaries in country music for over 50 years. The iconic singer is on the heels of releasing her 50th studio album. In a heartfelt tribute, she reveals how female country singers today compare to her journey to Nashville over
The Academy of Country Music Awards published the full list of nominees for all categories on February 26. But fans were quick to point out that no women were included in the nominations for the 2021 Entertainer of the Year Award. Not to at all disparage the nominees for the honor this year, because all
Streaming service Disney Plus surprise-dropped all five seasons of the cult classic The Muppet Show. The series ran from 1976-1981 and featured entertainers from all genres as guests. Some of the prominent guests include Elton John, actor Steve Martin, comic George Burns and rocker Alice Cooper. There were just two requirements for guests: be funny
When her album Coal Miner’s Daughter came out 50 years ago – yes, 50 years! – Loretta Lynn had no idea where her career would go. She certainly didn’t imagine that she would be a trailblazer for female artists in country music. For a recent Throwback Thursday, she took a look back at her legacy.
The Grand Ole Opry is a long way from some romantic destinations. However, any Valentine’s Day lovebirds left snowbound by the unprecedented winter storms couldn’t help being warmed to the core. The Charlotte Observer, CMT Edge, and other outlets, country music luminaries across generations came out to celebrate the history of the Grand Ole Opry,
You can’t celebrate country music without paying tribute to Loretta Lynn or Conway Twitty. The Grand Ole Opry’s 95th-anniversary special honored both of them at once. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have both had long careers in the industry, though they aren’t quite legend status yet. The two joined forces for a duet honoring frequent
People say that country music is always about heartbreak. The joke that “if you play country music backward you get your dog back, your wife back and your house back,” is sometimes true. Country music focuses on relatable hurts and triumphs, and unfortunately, loss is a part of that. But there are so many country
Who doesn’t love a good meme? Dolly Parton gave a new take on an internet-favorite meme. The popular meme shows a man and woman walking down the street, passing by another woman. The man is mid-double-take as the woman with him stares on in anger. Known as the “distracted boyfriend” meme, it has been modified
No one can imitate country music icon Loretta Lynn. But actress Sissy Spacek came pretty close in the movie Coal Miner’s Daughter. The movie spawned a long-lasting friendship between the singer and the actress. Loretta Lynn Chose Sissy Spacek for Biopic 1980 saw the release of a film about Loretta Lynn’s rise in country music.
2021 is gearing up to be a very busy year for Loretta Lynn. After spending the last few years recovering from a stroke and a broken hip, it seems the legendary singer is ready to get back to work. Like many people, she spent most of 2020 quarantining and keeping safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Loretta Lynn is an icon and legend for country music fans. She is also extremely high-risk of serious complications when it comes to COVID-19. With the vaccine rolling out, fans wonder if the Queen of Country Music will get the vaccine. The idea of getting the vaccination or not is one that plagues many people