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A Feminist Twang

by Dish Staff Kelsey McKinney lauds the rise of Kacey Musgraves and strong female country acts: From the legacy of Loretta Lynn to the belting gunpowder and lead of Miranda Lambert, feminism has been a lyrical undercurrent for many of country’s all-star artists. “My mistakes are no worse than yours just because I’m a woman,” […]

Newswire: McG to peel away final layers of childhood innocence with Shel Silverstein biopic

Shel Silverstein’s 1999 death marked the end of a long and fruitful creative life, one that included stints as a roving Playboy cartoonist and a writer of cheeky songs made famous by Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, and Dr. Hook. Also: A particularly...Show More Summary

Womack & Douglas to Host IBMA Awards; Nashville Songwriters HoF Announces Inductees; Concord Acquires Vee-Jay Catalog

2 months agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Lee Ann Womack and Jerry Douglas will cohost this year’s IBMA Awards in Raleigh on October 2. Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal, Flaco Jimenez, and Jackson Browne will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Americana Music Association Honors and Awards in Nashville this September. Show More Summary

Loretta Lynn, Flaco Jiménez, Jackson Browne and Taj Mahal to Receive Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Awards

2 months agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Loretta Lynn, Flaco Jiménez, Jackson Browne and Taj Mahal have been selected to receive Lifetime Achievement Award winners to be presented at its 13th Annual Honors and Awards. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The show will be taped for air on PBS later this [...]

Loretta Lynn: One's on the Way: Live from the Roasterie CXXXIII: May 27, 2014

Loretta Lynn: >The girls in New York City they all march for women's lib And Better Homes and Gardens shows the modern way to live And the pill may change the world tomorrow but meanwhile, today Here in Topeka the flies are a buzzin'...Show More Summary

The Song That Made The Pill OK

by Casey N. Cep Loretta Lynn wrote and recorded “The Pill” in 1972. Her label didn’t release it until 1975, but three years wasn’t long enough to cool the controversy stoked by Lynn, one of the biggest names in country music, singing...Show More Summary

Stealing Angels' Tayla Lynn Inks New Deal As Solo Artist With Victor House Records

6 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Following the disbandment of The Stealing Angels, former member Tayla Lynn has singed a new deal with Nashville-based indie label Victor House Records to release new music. Get the full scoop on the Granddaughter of Loretta Lynn's new musical projects here!

Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and More to Perform at Fourth Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival

6 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Reba McEntire, Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn are just a few of the headliners set to take the stage at this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival. In addition to the music portion of the lineup, legendary singer and comedian Mark Lowry will host the fourth annual event.

Singer Loretta Lynn puts out small house fire, prepares for tour

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Country singer Loretta Lynn suffered minor burns on her hands putting out a small fire at her ranch near Nashville, but the incident will not keep the coal miner's daughter from performing in Texas on Friday, a represen...

Loretta Lynn Involved In Small House Fire

Loretta Lynn suffered minor burns after a small fire at her ranch earlier today. Loretta Lynn Involved In Small House Fire first appeared on Rickey.org • The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor

Listen to Lydia Loveless' "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud" From Somewhere Else

Country singer Lydia Loveless combines the honky-tonk twang of stars like Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline with the angst and spunk of divas like Neko Case and Grace Potter. Her defiant tone and electric guitar riffs got this 23-year-old...Show More Summary

Loretta Lynn Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

This year's recipients include 16 people, three of whom were given the Medal posthumously

On Cable News Today, Honoring Freedom and Remembering JFK

The cable networks are keeping their cameras trained on Washington DC today. This morning President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 recipients, including Loretta Lynn, Oprah Winfrey, Ben Bradlee and former Pres....Show More Summary

Loretta Lynn honored by President Obama for the 2013 Medal of Freedom Award

Loretta Lynn joins an elite list of musicians, along with female icons such as Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin, when she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour, on 20 November, 2013. The 81-year-old unquestionably deserves the...

10 Country Music Awards Moments to Remind Us It Didn’t Always Suck

10 months agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Remember when Loretta Lynne won CMA Awards with Loretta Lynn announced as Entertainer of the Year? How about when johnny Cash hosted the event. Of course you don’t. It was decades ago and most of you weren’t even born yet. There was a time that the Country Music Awards, like the industry and culture itself, [...]

Loretta Lynn Cancels Two Shows Due To Exhaustion

Loretta Lynn, the country music star, is postponing two of her upcoming Iowa shows due to exhaustion. Lynn’s representative said that the 81-year-old singer began feeling tired during the third week of her tour and is due to take some time much needed time off. Show More Summary

Loretta Lynn Postpones Iowa Shows

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Loretta Lynn has postponed two Iowa performances due to exhaustion. The country music legend promised to reschedule both shows after she receives medical treatment. The 81-year-old star said she started feeling ill during her three-week Canadian tour. Show More Summary

Loretta Lynn Postpones Two Shows, Cites Exhaustion

Loretta Lynn has been forced to push back two upcoming shows in Iowa due to exhaustion, according to her rep. "Lynn started feeling poorly midway through her three-week tour," her rep said in a statement posted on Lynn's website. "Loretta is a pro and wants to... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Loretta Lynn

Album Review: Willie Nelson - To All The Girls

11 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Willie Nelson's 2nd album of 2013 features the Icon dueting with 18 female artists including Loretta Lynn, Carrie Underwood, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Alison Krauss, Shelby Lynn, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton. Read our review of the record here!

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